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70-year-old man dead after rollover crash in Bettendorf

In the late afternoon on Saturday, a 70-year-old driver struck a signpost and then another car before rolling over and throwing him from the vehicle.

BETTENDORF, Iowa — The older man killed in a rollover crash Saturday afternoon has been identified by the Bettendorf Police Department.

According to the Bettendorf Police Department, authorities were alerted to a two-vehicle crash on 18th Street between the intersections of Lincoln Road and Parkway Drive around 4:30 Saturday afternoon.

The initial investigation found a 2007 Honda Ridgeline was traveling north on 18th Street when the driver failed to maintain control of his vehicle, drove off the roadway and struck a signpost.

The Honda then got back on the road and drove into the opposite lane before hitting a 2013 Toyota Highlander head-on. The Honda then rolled over and ejected the driver from the vehicle, causing fatal injuries. 

On Tuesday, the police department identified the driver of the Honda as 70-year-old Craig Wiegel of Bettendorf. The identity of the Toyota's driver was not released by the police.

As of Tuesday, the incident remains under investigation. 

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