Woman arrested following hit-and-run; January 13 incident results in two charges being filed

Cora Lynn Reed. [Muscatine Police Department]

A Muscatine woman has been charged following a hit and run investigation by the Muscatine Police Department.

The Muscatine Police & Fire Departments were called to the 300 block of Broadway Street on January 13, 2023, for a female who had been run over by a vehicle. The initial investigation revealed that the collision had been the result of a larger disturbance where two groups of people came together for a mutual fight.

Through the course of the investigation, it was determined that Cora Lynn Reed, 18 (DOB 06/21/04), of 214 Park Avenue, voluntarily arrived with a passenger in the 300 block of Broadway Street, for the purpose of participating in a physical confrontation.

As Reed tried to leave the area, she struck a 17-year-old female who was also partaking in the disturbance. The 17-year-old was run over by the front tire of Reed’s vehicle. Reed then reversed the vehicle, running over the 17-year-old a second time. Reed then left the scene with her passenger.

Cora Lynn Reed was arrested Thursday, January 26, and charged with serious injury by vehicle, a Class D felony, and reckless driving, a misdemeanor. Reed is considered to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.