Officials: 1 dead after severe storm in Muscatine

MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — An auto repair shop in Muscatine says an employee has died from injuries sustained during severe weather that damaged his work area.

The Krieger Auto Group, which houses the Krieger Collision Center, posted on its Facebook page Tuesday that the male employee died Monday from injuries caused by severe weather that moved through the area Monday.

The Muscatine Journal says (http://bit.ly/1ac2lhO ) the roof of the Krieger Collision Center collapsed and fell on the employee. He was transported to a hospital and later died.

The newspaper reports Gov. Terry Branstad also mentioned the employee Tuesday during a visit to survey the affected area, which included a nearby Calvary Church and extensive debris.

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Information from: Muscatine Journal, http://www.muscatinejournal.com

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