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Fatal SUV vs. Pedestrian accident in Eastern Iowa’s Muscatine County

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November 21st, 2020 by Ric Hanson

An accident Saturday morning in eastern Iowa has claimed the life of a man from Muscatine. The Iowa State Patrol reports a 2007 Mercury Mariner SUV driven by 51-year-old Tamar R. Coey, of Wapello, was traveling south on Highway 61 at around 6:17-a.m., when the vehicle struck a pedestrian who was on the traveled portion of the road. 33-year old Cody R. Terpenning, of Muscatine, died at the scene.

The accident remains under investigation. The Patrol was assisted at the scene by Muscatine Police and Fire Department personnel.