HASTINGS – A pedestrian versus vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon, claimed the life of a 72-year-old Hastings woman.
A pick-up driven by Marylin Gish struck Joyce Schiffler in the crosswalk of Seventh Street and Burlington Avenue in Hastings.
Brian Hessler, Hastings Police Sergeant, details the accident.
Gish told police that she didn’t see Schiffler in the crosswalk. She was cited for failure to yield the right of way.
Schiffler was taken by ambulance to Mary Lanning Healthcare before being flown to Lincoln where she died Wednesday evening due to her injuries.