Stockport man dies in accident
YARMOUTH – Neil Arthur Bruss II, of Stockport, was killed in a single vehicle accident around 9:36 a.m., Feb. 27, near Yarmouth in northwest Des Moines County.
Bruss, 46, died as a result of injuries he sustained after he fell from the back of a moving truck while picking up road signs when he was working as a private contractor on a road crew.
According to a Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office press release, sheriff’s deputies, along with the Yarmouth Fire Department and the Mediapolis Fire Department, responded to the incident in the 20600 block of Mediapolis Road.
Bruss attended Faith Christian Outreach Church in Mt. Pleasant. He was a volunteer for the Stockport Fire Department, and was described as an avid outdoorsman.
A memorial has been established for the Bruss Family and for the Stockport Fire Department.