Man dies after one car crash in Bettendorf

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The 41 year old driver of a pick up truck died after his vehicle left the road and struck a pole Thanksgiving night.

Bettendorf police have not yet released the name of the driver but say his pick-up went out of control on Middle Road north of 53rd Avenue just after 8 p.m. Thursday, November 26.

The vehicle crossed the center line, drove through a ditch, and hit a utility pole.

Paramedics rushed the man to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

No one else was injured.

An investigation into the cause of the crash continues.