CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KWWL) – A Cedar Rapids pedestrian died in hospital after being hit by a car on Highway 100 on Friday evening, June 18.

The victim was identified as Jason Lafler, 26, who was found injured by police at 11:30 p.m. on Highway 100 going west near I-380 going south

First responders provided emergency medical care before Lafler was transported to St. Luke’s Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Christopher Christensen, 37, was identified as the driver of the accident car. Christensen and a passenger in the car were rushed to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and released.

According to the police, Lafler was deliberately on the highway.