Dubuque Accident

By: News Release
Aug 21st, 2019

On August 20th, 2019 at approximatley 1904 hours that Dubuque County Sheriff's Office along with Key West Fire and Ambulance Services responded to 5974 Olde Massey Road for a report of a subject injured from falling out of a moving vehicle. 

    The incident occurred on Olde Massey Road near the address of 5974 Olde Massey Road when Leonard Leconte (82) drove out of his lane with his son, Kevin Leconte (57) sitting on the lowered tailgate of the pick-up. As Leonard turned south bound on Olde Massey Road Kevin slid off of the tailgate and landed on the roadway, causing a laceration to his head.

      Kevin was transported to Mercy Hospital in Dubuque and was later transferred to the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City.

      The incident remains under investigation.