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Sheldon Pedestrian Taken To Hospital After Being Struck

Sheldon, Iowa– A Sheldon pedestrian was taken to the hospital after he was struck by a vehicle in Sheldon on Monday, January 23, 2023.

The Sheldon Police Department reports that at about 7:10 p.m., 15-year-old Michael Schrader of Sheldon was driving a 2006 Buick SUV northbound on 19th Avenue, turning west on Highway 18 at the high school corner. They tell us that 63-year-old Charles Johnson of Sheldon was walking southbound crossing Highway 18.

The report says that SCAT took Johnson to Sanford Sheldon Hospital. His injuries were thought to be serious.

Schrader’s Buick SUV sustained $200 in damages.

Schrader was charged with failure to yield to a pedestrian within an intersection.