One person was killed, another seriously hurt, in a motorcycle accident Thursday on Interstate 80 in western Iowa’s Adair County. According to the Iowa State Patrol, 47-year-old Mark Wade Miller, of Elk Horn, died at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, after he lost control of his 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle on the I-80 westbound exit ramp to Stuart, and the cycle slid into a ditch.
A passenger on the cycle, 40-year-old Connie Jae Emgarten, of Adair, was seriously injured and aslo taken to Mercy Hospital. A report on her condition is not available. The Patrol says neither of the cycle occupants were wearing a helmet.