The funeral for an EMT who died in an accident on a Dubuque bridge, was held last night (Tuesday, May 1).

34-year-old Steven Werner of Dubuque was a passenger in a Paramount Ambulance that slammed into the back of a semi that was stopped for construction on the Julien Dubuque bridge early Friday morning. The EMT's were coming back from transporting a patient to Chicago, to their home base of the Centralia-Peosta fire station.

Werner was pronounced dead at the scene, while the ambulance driver, 19-year-old Jack Dillman, was taken to UnityPoint Health-Finley Hospital for treatment.

A memorial service for Werner was held at 7:00pm last night at Hoffmann Schneider & Kitchen Funeral Home in Dubuque.

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