One person dead after crash on I-80

UPDATE: Authorities have released the name of the driver of the pickup owned by Hawkeye Paving that died in the crash as Jacklyn Ferguson, 54 of New Windsor, Ill.

The accident remains under investigation.


DAVENPORT - Police say one person is dead after an accident between a semi-truck and a pickup truck on Interstate 80.

Davenport Police officers say it happened just before 11 p.m. Monday, April 3, 2017, on I-80 East, near the I-74 interchange. Police say a Hawkeye Paving pickup truck was doing maintenance work on the roadway. The driver was backing up onto a portion of I-80 when they were hit by the semi-truck. Investigators say the driver of the pickup truck was killed.

The semi-truck driver was taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries. No names had been released early Tuesday morning, April 4, 2017.