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Officials name DOT worker seriously injured in Dubuque County crash

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Published: Apr. 22, 2021 at 4:27 PM CDT
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DUBUQUE COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG) - Officials have named the Iowa DOT worker that was seriously injured after his DOT vehicle read-ended a cement truck on Thursday.

The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says Randy Moser, 57, of Guttenberg was suffered life-threatening injuries during the accident and is being treated at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, where he remains in critical condition.

The driver of the cement truck, Dakoda Elledge, 27, of Colesburg, was not injured.

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An Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) worker was hospitalized with serious injuries after rear-ending a cement truck on Thursday morning.

At approximately 7:22 A.M., Dubuque County Sheriff’s Deputies located a car crash near the intersection of Highway 20 and Cox Springs in Peosta.

Authorities say a cement truck owned by Horsfield Construction was traveling eastbound in the slow lane on Highway 20 when the DOT worker-also traveling eastbound-struck the rear of the cement truck.

The driver of the DOT vehicle was taken to a local hospital and then airlifted to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics with life-threatening injuries. The driver of the cement truck was not injured.

Peosta Centralia fire and ambulance, Epworth Police Department, and the Iowa Motor Vehicle Enforcement division all assisted with the response to the accident.

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