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UPDATE: Driver in fatal Dubuque crash identified

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -
UPDATE:
The Dubuque Police Department has released the identity of the man killed in Tuesday afternoon's fatal crash.
80-year-old Gerald Milestone of Shullsburg, Wis. was killed when he lost control of his van and crashed into a light pole.
An autopsy is being performed by the State Medical Examiner in Ankeny, and police say no other information will be released until the final report is received from the examiner.
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UPDATE:
One person is dead after a serious crash in Dubuque.
It happened just before 1 p.m. at Dodge and Locust Streets.

Police say a van was going eastbound on Dodge, but the driver lost control, crossed over the median, then left the roadway. The van then hit an embankment, went up in the air, and crashed into a light pole. 

"The vehicle had overturned as part of the crash, we had several officers that responded, upon arrival they determined that the individual inside was trapped,  unable to get out, was unresponsive, and as the investigation progressed, he was, the lone occupant of the vehicle was determined to be deceased," said Lt. Scott Baxter of the Dubuque Police Department.

Other drivers in the area say they believe he had some kind of medical emergency because he was unconscious before the van crashed into the pole. 

Police say the identity will be released once family is notified.
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Dubuque Police confirm someone has died in an accident that occurred on Dodge and Locust Street. 
The person was trapped and unresponsive in their car when police arrived on scene.
The driver apparently lost control, crossed over the median, and eventually drove right off the roadway. The car struck an embankment, went airborne, rolled across a median, and came to a stop next to a light pole.
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Dubuque Police are warning people to steer clear of the area near Dodge & Locust Streets due to a serious accident.
They save several lanes of traffic are closed indefinitely.
A photo from KWWL coverage partner Dubuque in Pursuit shows a car which appears to have rolled over and crashed into a light pole. 
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