Motorcycle fatality in Marshalltown.
by KIX101.1 /1230 KFJB News Department
posted Jul 17 2014 7:55AM
A 63 year old Marshalltown man was killed in a motorcycle/semi truck accident yesterday on Linn Street.
According to an accident report from the Iowa State Patrol, the victim is identified as John Ford who was operating a 1986 Honda Motorcycle at the time the accident took place just before the noon hour yesterday.
It happened in the 200 Block of Linn Street.
The semi truck driver was identified as 36 year old Adam Cramer of Des Moines, he was driving for Dohrn Transport of Ankeny and was trying to make a wide left turn into an alley at the time the accident took place.
Both vehicles were going eastbound on a one way street.
Ford was helicoptered to Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines where he was pronounved dead.