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Male Injured While Setting Up for a Holiday Event

POSTED: July 3, 2015

At approximately 2:24 p.m. today in the 2300 block of Spruce Hills Drive, an 18 year male was injured while setting up for the city’s holiday concert.

The employee of a local food vendor was on top of a trailer attempting to hang a flag from a metal pole. The pole fell forward and came in contact with a power line. The male was shocked and fell approximately 15 feet to the ground. He was given CPR by a Bettendorf police officer until Medic and Bettendorf Fire arrived on scene. 

The male was transported to Genesis East. His condition is unknown.

His name is not being released. No further information is available at this time.

The accident is being reviewed by the Bettendorf Police Department.