UPDATE: Ironwood car-pedestrian accident

More information has been released on a car – pedestrian accident in Ironwood earlier this week.

Ironwood Public Safety says the pedestrian is Ronald Rowe, 64,  from Fond Du Lac,Wisconsin.  Rowe was injured Wednesday in an incident at Cloverland Drive near Wimple Street in Ironwood.

Police say Rowe was crossing the street from a motel parking lot when one driver waved him across the street, indicating a clear path.  However, another vehicle then hit the man.

The driver of that vehicle, Peter Sevcik, told police he never saw Rowe.
Rowe is currently recovering at St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth, Minnesota, with a broken leg, broken ribs and facial fractures.

The Michigan State Police, Beacon Ambulance, the Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department and the Hurley Police Department assisted with the accident.