Around 10am on August 5, 2016, Loveland Police Officers responded to an accident at the intersection of W 22nd Street and N Taft Ave.. 

Joyce Keele, from Loveland, was in the right turn lane to drive south on N Taft Avenue from West 22nd Street. An 83-year-old woman from Loveland was on the southwest corner of the intersection on the sidewalk attempting to walk north.  The light was green for north and south bound traffic.  The woman fell in front of the vehicle.  The driver proceeded to turn south onTaft and struck the woman who was on the ground. The pedestrian was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead there a short time later.

The area was closed for about an hour so the Loveland Police Department Technical Crash Investigation team could investigate. No charges have been filed as of yet.

When the investigation is complete the case will be presented to the Larimer County District Attorney’s Office for possible charges. 

Anyone with information regarding this accident is asked to call Officer Jeff Mayers of the Loveland Police Department at 970-667-2151.