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Authorities release name of DuPont Industrial Bioscience employee killed Wednesday

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CEDAR RAPIDS — Authorities have identified the man who died at DuPont Industrial Bioscience on Wednesday.

Cedar Rapids public safety spokesman said the victim was Daniel A. Heeren, 46, of Van Horne. Authorities said Heeren was run over by a semi at DuPont Industrial Science, 1000 41st Avenue Drive SW, around 9:56 a.m. Wednesday.

Buelow said police investigated the death and determined it was a non-criminal incident. He said the death will be subject to an industrial safety investigation.

In a statement released after the death, DuPont Industrial Biosciences said it would work closely with local authorities and conduct a “top-to-bottom review” of the incident.

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