Hit and Run Fatality

By: News Release
Jun 29th, 2018

 A 14-year-old Maynard boy was killed in a hit-and-run crash Thursday evening, June 28, 2018 and Sheriff Marty Fisher is asking for information from any potential witnesses.

On June 28, 2018, at approximately 10:08 pm the Fayette County Sheriff's Office received 911 calls of a moped accident on Highway 150 near 118th Street; approximately 2 miles south of Fayette. After further investigation by Sheriff's Deputies it was determined that the driver was a 14 year old Kaiden Douglas Estling of Maynard who was south bound driving a Blue 2016 Yongfu YN50QT-21 moped on Highway 150 when he was struck by another vehicle. Kaiden then lost control of his moped and ended up near the west side ditch.  The other vehicle fled the scene before Deputies arrived. After multiple lifesaving attempts,  Kaiden was pronounced dead at the scene. The Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Fayette Police Department, West Union Police Department, Fayette Ambulance, and Fayette Fire Department. This hit and run accident remains under investigation by the Fayette County Sheriff's Technical Collision Investigator who is also being assisted by an Iowa State Patrol Technical Collision Investigator. 

Sheriff Marty Fisher is asking that any potential witnesses with a better description or an account of what happened to come forward. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Fayette County Sheriff's Office 563-422-6067.