Dubuque Police Investigate Fatal Accident
Contacts: Lieutenant Joe Messerich, (563) 589-4473
Assistant Chief Jeremy Jensen, (563) 589-4444
On 04/06/19 at approximately 11:38 AM, the Dubuque Police Department responded to the area of University Ave and Finley St for a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. Officers arrived on scene and found that the driver of a 1998 Buick LeSabre was backing out of a private driveway on Finley St when the driver stuck a pedestrian. The pedestrian, an 82 year old Dubuque man, was found deceased at the scene. The accident scene was processed and case remains under investigation. Names are being withheld at this time pending family notifications.
If you have any information on this incident or others, please call the Dubuque Police Department at 563-589-4415 or Crime Stoppers at 800-747-0117 or 563-588-0714 (if the information leads to an arrest, the caller is eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000). You can also submit tips anonymously online at www.cityofdubuque.org/police or through the MyDBQ smartphone app available at www.cityofdubuque.org/MyDBQ.