Semi hits, kills 24-year-old at Martin Brothers Distributing in Cedar Falls, police say

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CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (KCRG) - A man is dead after he was struck by a semi at Martin Brothers Distributing in Cedar Falls Friday morning, according to police.

It happened around 6 a.m.

Police identified the victim as Anthony Harris, 24, of Salem, Oregon, a truck driver employed by KB Transportation, of Sioux City.

According to a statement from Martin Brothers, Harris was on foot when he was hit by a truck driven by a Martin Brothers employee in the warehouse parking lot at 406 W. Viking Road. Police identified him as Dean Cross, of Cedar Falls.

The statement from Martin Brothers goes on to say, "As a family-owned company we realize words cannot begin to express our sorrow to the family of the gentleman who lost his life. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, as well as the driver involved in the accident."

The company said it is "using every resource at our disposal to assist and work alongside investigators to determine what happened."