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Industrial Accident at Republic Services

POSTED: December 12, 2017

On Monday, December 11 at 5:16 p.m., the Bettendorf Fire Department, the Bettendorf Police Department, and Medic EMS responded to Republic Services, 6449 Valley Drive, Bettendorf for an industrial accident involving a mechanic working on the hydraulics of a sanitation truck. Upon arrival, life saving measures were attempted, however the victim died at the scene due to the injuries he sustained. The victim was a 40-year-old male from Bettendorf and was an employee of Republic Services. 

 The name of the victim will not be released at this time pending notifications to the family members and close friends.