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UPDATE: Worker dies after being run over by semi in Cedar Rapids

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UPDATE: Cedar Rapids police say the victim in Wednesday's workplace accident at DuPont Industrial Bioscience was Daniel Andrew Heeren.

Heeren was 46 years old and lived in Van Horne. He was pronounced dead at the scene, after officers say he was run over by a semi while working.

Police say the deadly accident has been ruled a on-criminal incident. Officers say there will now be a industrial safety investigation.

Cedar Rapids police, fire and ambulance crews all responded to the scene on the 1000 block of 41st Avenue Drive Southwest on Wednesday morning.

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An investigation is underway after a man died after being run over by a semi while at work.

Cedar Rapids police, fire, and ambulance responded to DuPont Industrial Bioscience around 10 a.m., Wednesday morning, after an employee was reportedly run over by a semi.

Police said first responders arrived to find a 46-year-old man injured. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to its website, DuPont Industrial Bioscience is a "science company dedicated to solving challenging global problems, while creating measurable and meaningful value for its customers, employees and shareholders."

The Cedar Rapids location is one of many DuPont has globally.

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