MEDIAPOLIS, Iowa-A Rock Island man was killed after icy conditions caused him to lose control and hit a semi.
On Tuesday, February 5, Demarco M. Thornton, age 30, was driving North on Highway-61 around 6:15 p.m.
He was driving a 2010 Honda Odyssey close to 260th street when the icy conditions caused him to lose control.
According to police Thornton slid into the opposite south-bound lane and hit a semi head-on.
The semi was driven by a 67-year-old Burlington, Iowa man.
Both men were wearing their seatbelts.