Alburnett Man Killed in Truck Accident

MARION, Iowa (KCRG-TV) -- UPDATE: The Alburnett Fire Department said Curtis Schantz was a firefighter with them for 33 years.

This is according to a Facebook post stating "Alburnett Fire lost a good man, firefighter, mentor, and friend today. Curtis Schantz served on the fire department for 33 years. His knowledge and experience will be greatly missed. Please pray for his family."


Marion Police tell TV9 a man died after his own pickup truck rolled on top of him at a Dairy Queen drive thru.

Officers say this was around 11:50 a.m. Monday at the Eagleview Drive Dairy Queen.

They say Curtis Schantz's pick up truck broke down while he was waiting in the drive thru.

Schantz got out to repair it and the F Series Super Duty truck rolled on top of him.

Crews rushed him to the hospital where he died.

Schantz was 74 and from Alburnett.

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