Man dies in Bettendorf motorcycle accident


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Posted Online: April 04, 2013, 10:14 pm
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A Thursday night accident has claimed the life of a 41-year-old Bettendorf man.

According to Bettendorf police, an accident involving a motorcycle and a vehicle occurred at approximately 7 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Welshire Drive and Spruce Hills Drive.

Police said the motorcycle was traveling west on Spruce Hills Drive when a vehicle pulled out from Welshire Drive, making a left turn onto Spruce Hills Drive. The motorcycle struck the driver's side of the vehicle, police said.

The motorcyclist was was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The two occupants of the vehicle were transported to the hospital.

No charges had been filed Thursday night. The accident remains under investigation.

















 



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