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Loose trailer wheel kills motorcyclist in Iowa
ATLANTIC, Iowa (AP) A motorcyclist from Pennsylvania died in a freak accident on Interstate 80 near Atlantic in western Iowa.
The Council Bluffs Nonpareil reports that a wheel from a trailer being pulled by a westbound pickup came loose, bounced into the eastbound lanes of the interstate and hit the 39-year-old motorcyclist on Thursday afternoon.
Authorities say the wheel hit Andrew Engle, of Pittsburgh. Engle was taken to a local hospital, where he died.