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 Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year. 1864 -- 150 years ago: Yesterday some bold thief stole a full bolt of calico from a box in front of Wadsworth's store, where it was on exhibition. 1889 -- 125 years ago: A team belonging to Peter Priese got away from its driver and made a mad run across the Rock Island Bridge. The driver was thrown from his seat but not hurt. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Carlton Taylor was appointed district deputy grand master for the 14th Masonic District of Illinois. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Moline's million dollar municipal airport was dedicated to air transportation and the national defense by Lt. Gov. John Stelle. 1964 -- 50 years ago: THE ARGUS will be election headquarters for Rock Island County tomorrow night, and the public is invited to watch the operation. The closing of the polls at 6 p.m. will mark the start of open house in the newsroom. Visitors will see staff members receiving, tabulating and posting returns. 1989 -- 25 years ago: Few bricks actually tumbled, but no one seemed to mind as about 1,000 people gathered to celebrate the formal start of demolition at the site of a downtown civic center.