FUNERAL TUESDAY: Construction Worker Killed
Funeral services are being held Tuesday for a 27-year-old construction worker hit by a semi last week.
Christopher Wheeler of Tama was directing traffic at a construction site in Warren County near Liberty Center on September 26th.
The Iowa State Patrol says 46-year-old Rubin Ward, of Chicago, swerved to miss vehicles but hit Wheeler. Ward didn’t stop and he was arrested a short time later.
Ward is charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident.
Wheeler’s funeral is at 10:30 a.m. at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama.