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Man hit by semi on I-80

A man was hit by a passing semi after exiting a vehicle on I-80 Thursday afternoon.

Davenport Police responded to eastbound I-80 at mile marker 294 around 12:15 p.m. for an accident involving a pedestrian. 

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 60-year-old man from Davenport exited a vehicle that was parked on the south side of the roadway and was struck by a passing semi-truck.

The man was transported to Genesis Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. 

No other vehicles were involved and I-80 is open to normal traffic. The Davenport Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit is investigating the incident. No further information is available at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the Davenport Police Department at 563-326-6125 or submit an anonymous tip via the mobile app "CityConnect Davenport, IA" or "CrimeReports by Motorola."


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