Motorcyclist killed after crash with semi

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MARSHALL COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - A Gladbrook man died after the motorcycle he was riding crashed with a semi truck.

The Iowa State Patrol responded to the crash around 9:25 Monday night at Highway 14 and Marion Street in Marshalltown.

Troopers say a 24 year old man from Minnesota tried to make a left hand turn with his semi when he crashed with the motorcycle. The semi was trying to take pigs to JBS Swift and Company, a pork slaughtering company.

Iowa State Patrol says 63-year-old Gary Johnson of Gladbrook was riding his motorcycle with a helmet on but died at the scene.

The semi driver was not hurt.