In Memoriam: Officer Carl J. Carlson (1929)
March 9, 2016
Watch Log: Wednesday, March 9, 2016
March 10, 2016

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Tuesday, March 8, 2016 – 6 a.m. Wednesday, March 9, 2016

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11:10 p.m.
Industrial accident
2080 N. Beck St.

53-year-old Blaine Linck was backing a dump truck up to a large pit to dump and backed too far, rolling down into the pit. The truck landed right side up with the cab under water. Employees were able to pull Linck out of the truck. Linck was declared deceased at the scene.

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