Tragic Head-On Collision Claims Motorcyclist's Life in Marion


Marion, IOWA - A fatal head-on collision in Marion has resulted in the loss of a motorcyclist's life.

At approximately 7:06 p.m., authorities were dispatched to the intersection of Cottage Grove Ave SE and Highlands Ct. SE in response to a report of a tragic accident.

According to investigators, a 60-year-old woman was heading northbound on Cottage Grove Ave SE when she attempted to overtake a vehicle in a designated no-passing zone, leading to a direct collision with a motorcycle.

Regrettably, the motorcyclist was pronounced deceased at the scene. Their identity is being withheld pending notification of their next of kin.

Following the incident, the roadway was temporarily closed to facilitate response and investigation.

The circumstances surrounding the crash are currently under thorough examination by authorities.