Fatal motorcycle accident reported near Waukon

A northeast Iowa man died Wednesday in a collision involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck towing a trailer.

The Iowa State Patrol (ISP) reported the accident happened at approximately 6:49 p.m. Aug. 30 near the intersection of Highway 76 and Sandhill Road, southeast of Waukon.

A truck pulling a trailer was traveling northbound on Highway 76 when it left the roadway to make a U-turn to the south. A motorcycle, also traveling north, struck the trailer the truck was towing and its rider was thrown from the bike.

The crash report from the ISP said the motorcyclist, 60-year-old Kerry Gene Nuehring of Waukon, was pronounced dead at the scene.

No injuries were reported for the driver of the pickup truck, Cody Bauer, age 32 of Dubuque.

Investigation into the fatal crash continues.

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