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Truck driver found dead at ConAgra – Alton, Illinois

ALTON – Workers at the ConAgra flour mill in Downtown Alton discovered a truck driver dead in his cab late Tuesday morning.

The cause of death is under investigation, but authorities do not consider it suspicious.

Police radio traffic monitored by The Telegraph’s newsroom scanner indicated that the unidentified man worked for Dove Transportation in Iowa and had backed his tractor-trailer to Dock 5 at the rear of the ConAgra Foods flour mill, 145 W. Broadway.

Authorities said the man was awaiting service in his air-conditioned cab when he died; an autopsy is expected to help determine whether he suffered a heart attack or other cause of death.

The man’s age also was not available Tuesday.  More from The


August 5, 2008 - Posted by | trucking | , ,

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