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 Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural. 1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day. 1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m.. 1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.