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Deceased Iowa motorcyclist found in ditch after striking a deer in Hardin county


This news story was published on September 2, 2020.
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RADCLIFFE, IOWA – A deceased Iowa motorcyclist was found in a ditch after striking a deer in Hardin county, law enforcement says.

Wednesday morning at approximately 8:40 AM, a Hardin County Deputy located a motorcycle lying in the south ditch of State Hwy 175, apporiximately a 1/2 mile east of Radcliffe, Iowa. Upon further investigation, the body of a deceased male was found near the motorcycle. The investigation revealed that the motorcycle was eastbound on State Hwy 175, when it struck a deer, causing the driver to lose control, ultimately coming to a rest in the south ditch.

The driver of the accident this morning has been identified as 64-year-old Russell Pyle of Baxter, Iowa.  Pyle was operating a 1998 Kawasaki 1500.

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    September 2, 2020 at 10:16 pm

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