2 killed in I-74 car crash Saturday morning

The Bettendorf Police Department says two people were killed in a Saturday morning car accident. It reportedly happened around 6:30 a.m. on I-74 West.
Published: Feb. 26, 2022 at 2:45 PM CST|Updated: Feb. 26, 2022 at 8:31 PM CST
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BETTENDORF, Iowa (KWQC) - The Bettendorf Police Department said two people were killed in a car crash Saturday morning.

The crash reportedly happened around 6:30 a.m. on I-74 West at the 3.4-mile marker. An Iowa State trooper discovered the crash while they were on patrol.

Police said a 2017 Audi A3 was traveling North on I-74, eventually driving off the highway and entering a ditch alongside the road.

A 37-year-old woman from Bettendorf and a 28-year-old man from Davenport were ejected from the car and killed, according to police. Their identities are not being released at this time.

The Bettendorf Police Department was assisted on scene by the Iowa State Patrol, Scott County Sheriff’s Department, Bettendorf Fire Department, and the Iowa Department of Transportation.

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