Girl Hit By Car In Cedar Falls
Authorities have arrested a man on multiple charges connected to a hit-and-run accident that injured his 15-year-old daughter in Cedar Falls.
Rande Lehmkuhl, 70, of Marion, allegedly struck the girl in the 1400 block of W. 1st Street (Iowa Highway 57) around 10:15 PM Friday. According to Cedar Falls police, the vehicle involved in the mishap left the area.
Evansdale police officers later located the vehicle and took Lehmkuhl into custody. Authorities said damage on the vehicle was consistent with the accident.
Lehmkuhl was booked into the Black Hawk County Jail. He was arrested on the following charges: willful injury causing bodily injury (Class D felony), child endangerment causing injury (Class D felony), reckless driving, and leaving the scene of a personal injury accident.
Cedar Falls police said the teenager suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the accident. She was treated at a local hospital and released.