Perry man dies after being struck on Dallas County road

Staff Report

A Perry man was killed in a crash on Wednesday, July 25 in Dallas County, according to the Iowa State Patrol. The crash happened at 3:06 p.m. on July 25 near J Avenue (P58) and K Trail south of Perry.

The Iowa State Patrol report said Saul Tallez, age 20 of Perry, was driving northbound on J Avenue. Wilber Dickerson, age 85 of Perry, was parked on the west shoulder in the southbound lane. Tallez left his lane, crossing over and striking Dickerson as Dickerson was exiting his vehicle.

Dickerson was deceased at the scene, the Iowa State Patrol said. The accident remains under investigation.

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