The woman who died in a Thursday accident in Davenport has been identified as Lisa McDaniel, 24, of Colona.
About 3 p.m. Thursday, Davenport police and firefighters responded to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Rockingham Road and Wapello Ave., involving a Watts Trucking garbage truck and Toyota Corolla.
According to a police department news release, the truck was eastbound on Rockingham and the Corolla, which was northbound on Wapello, turned left onto Rockingham and was hit on the driver's size by the garbage truck.
Both vehicles left the road and ended up in the median east of the intersection. The driver of the Corolla died as a result of injuries in the crash. The driver of the garbage truck, Michael Brown, 45, of Davenport, was not injured.
"Preliminary contributing cause of the crash at this time is believed to be Failure to Yield on the part of the driver of the Corolla as she pulled out from a stop sign crossing through the intersection," according to the news release. . The investigation is ongoing.
Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured. 1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France. 1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid. 1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter. 1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.