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AUTHORITIES IDENTIFY VICTIMS IN MONDAY CYCLE CRASH (UPDATE)

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AUTHORITIES HAVE RELEASED THE NAMES OF TWO PEOPLE INJURED IN A MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT MONDAY NIGHT IN RURAL WOODBURY COUNTY.

THE WOODBURY COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT SAYS 42 YEAR OLD SHAWN AVISE OF LE MARS LOST CONTROL OF HIS MOTOR CYCLE NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF OLD HIGHWAY 141 AND 260TH AROUND 8 P.M MONDAY.

AVISE WAS TRANSPORTED BY AMBULANCE TO MERCY MEDICAL CENTER.

HIS PASSENGER, 34 YEAR OLD JOY NUKUTO, ALSO OF LE MARS, WAS LIFE FLIGHTED TO SIOUX CITY BY MERCY AIR CARE.

AUTHORITIES SAY ALCOHOL MAY HAVE BEEN A FACTOR IN THE CRASH AND BLOOD TEST RESULTS ARE PENDING.

Updated 9/12/18 2:17pm

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TWO PEOPLE WERE HOSPITALIZED FOLLOWING A MOTORCYCLE CRASH MONDAY NIGHT IN WOODBURY COUNTY.

LT. TODD TROBAUGH OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT SAYS THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF OLD HIGHWAY 141 AND 260TH AROUND 8 P.M:

OC…….MAJOR INJURIES. :17

THE FEMALE PASSENGER WAS LIFE-FLIGHTED TO SIOUX CITY BY MERCY AIR CARE AND THE MALE DRIVER WAS TRANSPORTED BY AMBULANCE.

LT. TROBAUGH SAYS ALCOHOL MAY HAVE BEEN A FACTOR IN THE CRASH:

OC…….ALCOHOL ON BOARD. ;11

THE NAMES OF THE DRIVER AND HIS PASSENGER HAVE NOT BEEN RELEASED.