On Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at approximately 7:40 AM, Waterloo Police were dispatched to East High School on report of a student being hit by a car.

Officers arrived and found that the student, Barbara Joann Moore, age 16, of 540 Newton Street, Waterloo, IA had been struck while she cross the street in the 200 block of High Street. She was walking towards East High School when she was hit.

The driver, Dennis Cook, age 42, of 510 Cottage Street, Waterloo, IA stated the student walked into his vehicle. This was verified by a witness.

The student was taken to Covenant Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries

The driver was cited for "operation without registration" for having expired license plates.


Captain Tim Pillack
Waterloo Police