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Police ID victim in deadly pedestrian accident

By Staff Writer
Published On: Jan 30 2013 03:30:05 PM CST
Updated On: Jan 22 2013 04:25:16 PM CST
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IDAHO FALLS, Idaho -

Police have identified the 53-year-old Idaho Falls man killed in a van-pedestrian accident Sunday night.  The victim was Martin Rodriguez, police said Tuesday.

Idaho Falls Police Lt. Kay Edwards said the incident happened at about 9 p.m. in the 3200 block of Lindsay Boulevard near a dog park.

He said the 49-year-old driver's vehicle struck Rodriguez while he was walking in the street.  Police identified the driver Tuesday as Nicky L. Bateman. Bateman was driving a Ford Aerostar van.

The incident is still under investigation.

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