Motorcyclist killed in crash on Highway 61 identified


The 66-year-old motorcyclist has been identified as James Stowe of Davenport, Iowa


BLUE GRASS, Iowa – A motorcyclist is dead after an accident on May 7.

Emergency crews responded to reports of an accident between an SUV and a Motorcycle just before 5:30 P.M.

The accident happened at on Highway 61 at Coonhunters Road in Blue Grass.

Police say a 73-year-old woman was driving an SUV when she attempted to make a left hand turn from Highway 61 South onto Coonhunters Road when a Motorcycle struck the SUV as it was turning.

The 66-year-old motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The woman driving the SUV survived the crash without injury.

The accident remains under investigation.

This is the second fatal accident at that same intersection involving motorcyclist in just one week.