Details released of deadly crash near Muscatine/Johnson County line

MUSCATINE COUNTY, Iowa- The Iowa State Patrol's releasing more details about a fiery crash last week that resulted in the death of a truck driver in Muscatine County, at 130th and the Johnson/Muscatine County Line. The Patrol says a semi, driven by 25-year-old Jordan Sexton hit a pick-up that was half-on the roadway.

The pick-up was driven by 53-year-old Carleton Beckman of Illinois City. The patrol says fuel tanks ruptured, sparking a fire that burned most of the Semi. Sexton was flown to University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City, where he died. Beckman and a pedestrian, 26-year-old James Dickess III of Muscatine, were injured and taken by ambulance to University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City. Dickess had been placing road work signs at the time of the collision.

 

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