Monona Co, IA – Stephen Hendrick Dies in Motorcycle Crash on IA-183Des Moines Accident News
Monona Co, IA (June 4, 2021) – A motorcycle accident on Wednesday, June 2, in Monona County resulted in the death of a Nebraska man.
Reports from the Iowa State Police revealed that two vehicles and a motorcycle collided near the Harrison County Line while traveling north on IA-183. At around 2 p.m. that afternoon, a semi-truck operated by 25-year-old Derek Henschen of Ute was traveling behind a Jeep and a motorcycle. Henschen reportedly entered the southbound lane in order to pass the two vehicles.
At that time, the motorcyclist, 68-year-old Stephen Hendrick of Columbus, Nebraska, attempted to pass the Jeep. Hendrick struck the 18-wheeler, causing Henschen to lose control of the semi. Hendricks suffered fatal injuries in the impact.
An investigation into the cause of the deadly accident is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Stephen Hendrick at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Ute Iowa
Motorcyclists are more exposed to the hazards of the road, and statistics reveal that they are much more prone to dying in a traffic accident. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly 80% of motorcycle crashes result in death or injury and riders are nearly 27 times more likely to be killed in a collision. Thousands of motorcyclists are killed annually in the United States.
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