DAVENPORT, IA. (THECOUNT) — Ricardo Bernal, of Davenport, IA, has been identified as the victim in a fatal River Drive crash in Davenport on Sunday.

Bernal, 45, was operating a Dodge Durango, when for unknown reason, exited the roadway and crash into the bridge owned by the railroad.


Officials responded to a call a single-vehicle crash near 1800 East River Drive, in Davenport, IA, around 10:22 p.m. Sunday. Upon arrival, officers determined the Dodge had been traveling eastbound before exiting the roadway and striking the bridge, say officials.

Bernal was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the collision.

The driver killed in a one-car crash on River Drive has been identified. Ricardo Bernal, 45, of Davenport was driving a Dodge Durango. One person was killed when the vehicle they were driving in left River Drive in Davenport and crashed into the railroad bridge. source

Friends and family took to Facebook to remember the beloved man:

Davenport is a city on the Mississippi River in eastern Iowa. Works at the Figge Art Museum date from the 15th century to the present. Nearby are the River Music Experience performing arts venue and the towering Skybridge, with river views through its glass walls. The Putnam Museum offers regional natural history and science exhibits. North is Vander Veer Botanical Park, with trails, flower gardens and a duck pond, according to wikipedia.

Anyone with possible information on Sunday’s fatal crash may contact police at 911.