Clear Lake PD looking for suspect in hit and run incident

By: Donovan W. Mann –

Clear Lake, IA – The Clear Lake Police Department is investigating a hit and run crash involving a pedestrian that occurred on North Shore Drive sometime after 11:30 pm on Thursday, (8/27).

The victim reported that he was walking eastbound along North Shore Drive at Woodlane in Clear Lake when he was stuck in the shoulder and knocked down. It appeared the vehicle that struck him was traveling west on North Shore Drive. Debris from the collision was collected at the scene.

The victim was later transported to the hospital by a private party and treated for injuries sustained in the collision.

Investigators are seeking the public’s assistance from Clear Lake and nearby communities. From evidence collected, they are looking for a 2018-2020 maroon Ford truck. The vehicle should be missing its passenger side rear-view mirror and have other damage that could have been sustained from the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Clear Lake Police Department at 641-357-2186 or by email at You may remain anonymous.