MASON CITY – Police confirmed what many already know, that a Mason City man died as a result of a hit-and-run accident on the evening of November 22 at a busy intersection in Mason City.
Jefferson Davis, age 43, was killed when the Harley-Davidson motorcycle he was operating was allegedly struck by a pick-up truck driven by a wanted man, 47-year-old Victor Rivera. A passenger on the Harley, 40-year-old Nicole Lynn Shariff of Mason City, was seriously injured as a result of the collision. She was hospitalized at Mercy.
Police said that several good samaritans tried to render aid to the two victims of the crash; CPR was administered on both victims at the crash site prior to ambulances arriving. Police said that witness cooperation has been very helpful in determining what happened that night.
Police said that the investigation into the collision is still on-going, and they are seeking witnesses to that incident, or anyone who might know of Rivera’s activities prior to the collision. Anyone with information is asked to call the Mason City police department at 641-421-3636.