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One dead in fiery southeast Iowa crash

A single-car crash on Highway 218 has left a Davenport man dead. (MGN Online)

A single-car crash on Highway 218 has left a Davenport man dead.

The crash happened Tuesday, just after 11 a.m.

According to the Iowa State Patrol, Dennis Lee Fleming, 60, was traveling southbound on Highway 218, near the Highway 34 exit on Mt. Pleasant's east side.

Fleming's car left the roadway and hit a guardrail.

The Chevy Malibu tumbled down an embankment and onto railroad tracks.

The car landed on its top and caught fire.

Fleming was pulled from the vehicle, but was declared dead after being transported to University Hospitals in Iowa City.

The crash remains under investigation.





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