Driver Gets Ticket for Striking, Killing Iowa Firefighter

A driver suspected of striking and killing an Iowa firefighter last year has been issued a ticket for operating without proper registration.

David Thies, 44, is accused of hitting Michael Collins, who was directing traffic at a collision last September, according to The Telegraph Herald.

The Iowa State Patrol said a car driven by David Thies, 44, of Ames, went around other vehicles that had slowed down and hit Collins.

Court records show Thies was ticketed in January and ordered to pay a fine and court costs totaling $127, the paper reported.