Officials from the Iowa State Police have released the identity of the individual killed in a road accident in Des Moines, IA on Thursday, October 3rd, 2013, according to The Des Moines Register. Police currently have reason to believe Austin Wonderlich was killed when he was struck by a vehicle for reasons currently under investigation as he walked along or attempted to cross Highway 30.
Scene of the Accident
According to the statement released by authorities, Austin Wonderlich sustained massive injuries in the accident and was consequently died as a result. Police have said that they have indicators that alcohol was in-play, but are currently awaiting the results of toxicology reports that corroborate their suspicions. The investigation remains active and ongoing.