Fatal Davis County motorcycle crash victim identified
DAVIS COUNTY, Iowa —
A motorcycle rider killed in a crash on Highway 63 in Davis County has been identified.
According to the Iowa State Patrol, the crash happened just after 9:30 p.m. Thursday.
Troopers say Walter Hartshorn, 68, of New Windsor, Illinois, was traveling northbound on Highway 63, near 276th Street, when his cycle hit a deer.
Hartshorn was thrown from the bike and landed in the southbound lane where he was struck by a car.
The vehicle that hit the motorcyclist was driven by Michael Allen Kriegel, 54, of Kirksville.