LOUISA COUNTY, Iowa — The Iowa State Patrol says the rider of a motorcycle near Columbus City died after losing control on county road X37.
Troopers say Guy Smith, 56, of Wapello, was driving southeast of town around 6 p.m. Wednesday.
A crash report states Smith lost control, crossing the centerline and entering the ditch on the eastern side of the road.
The motorcycle came to rest on its side, ejecting Smith.
The Louisa County Sheriff’s Office, Louisa County Ambulance and Columbus Junction police also responded to the scene.