Taylor William Scott

Taylor William Scott: 

Cedar Falls man charged in hit-and-run injuring pedestrian

CEDAR FALLS -- A Cedar Falls driver was charged with leaving the scene of an accident in which police say he hit a woman walking at night.

Taylor William Scott, 27, of 2115 College St., No. 24, was arrested Wednesday at home and charged with leaving the scene of an injury accident, a serious misdemeanor, as well as driving while barred and providing false identification.

Cedar Falls Police were called to an accident at around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday for a car crash involving a pedestrian in the 2000 block of Valley Park Drive.

Police say Scott hit a woman with his vehicle and drove away. The woman was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Police did not release her name.

Police say they got a description of the vehicle involved and located it at Scott's residence at around 1:50 a.m., where they arrested Scott.

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Staff Writer

Staff writer at The Courier 2005 (college intern), 2007-2012, 2015-present. Graduate of UNI 2006. Three-time Iowa APME award winner (investigative reporting 2008, lifestyle feature 2016, business feature 2018)

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