Marion crash leaves one dead

Crash on Cottage Grove Ave SE
Crash on Cottage Grove Ave SE(KCRG)
Published: Oct. 3, 2023 at 8:19 PM CDT
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MARION, Iowa (KCRG) - A motorcyclist is dead following a head-on collision in Marion

At approximately 7:06 p.m., officials responded to the intersection of Cottage Grove Ave SE and Highlands Ct. SE for a report of a fatal accident.

Investigators say a 60-year-old woman was traveling northbound on Cottage Grove Ave SE when she attempted to pass a vehicle in the no-passing zone and struck a motorcycle head-on.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. Their identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The roadway was temporarily closed in the aftermath of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.