Home Local News FATAL I-29 MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT NEAR ONAWA

FATAL I-29 MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT NEAR ONAWA

2561
0
SHARE

ONE PERSON IS DEAD AND ANOTHER INJURED IN AN EARLY MORNING MOTORCYCLE CRASH IN MONONA COUNTY ON INTERSTATE 29.

THE IOWA STATE PATROL SAYS THE NORTHBOUND CYCLE WAS CARRYING TWO CIRCLEVILLE, KANSAS RESIDENTS WHEN IT BLEW A TIRE NEAR ONAWA AT MILE MARKER 111.

THE MOTORCYCLE WENT OUT OF CONTROL INTO A DITCH.
THE PASSENGER, 23 YEAR OLD DEJANEE SMITH, DIED FROM INJURIES SHE SUFFERED IN THE ACCIDENT.

THE DRIVER, 54 YEAR OLD DANIEL SMITH, WAS AIRLIFTED TO MERCY MEDICAL CENTER WITH INJURIES.

HE IS HOSPITALIZED IN FAIR CONDITION.

NEITHER OF THE VICTIMS WAS WEARING A HELMET.

THAT ACCIDENT HAPPENED JUST AFTER 4AM.