Andrew Whitcomb and Pearson Franklin Accident – Obituary: Two construction workers killed in crash on Great River Bridge in Burlington, Iowa.
The Mount Pleasant High School Class of 2020 mourns the passing of Pearson Franklin.
20-year-old construction worker from New London, Iowa, Pearson Franklin died due to injuries he suffered when he was struck by a car on the Great River Bridge on Tuesday morning.
His co-worker 35-year-old Andrew Whitcomb of Burnside, Illinois, also died from injuries suffered in the incident.
According to reports, a 21-year-old girl who was texting on her phone struck and killed them on the Great River Bridge carrying US 34 over the Mississippi.
Words fall short of expressing our grief for your loss, as we mourn with family and friends for this great loss. We are truly sorry to hear of the loss of this promising being. Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you. Please receive our heartfelt condolences.
Pearson was always a class clown in high school and never failed to bring a smile to our faces.
Feel free to drop condolences messages and prayers for the family and friends of the deceased as it will go a very long way at this difficult time of theirs.