Fatal accident in Kossuth County


KOSSUTH COUNTY, Iowa – One person is dead after an accident involving a car and a motorcycle.

41-year-old David Rochleau from Whittemore was operating a 1998 Harley Davidson motorcycle and was pronounced dead on the scene, according to the Iowa State Patrol.

The crash happened just before 1:30 p.m.  Saturday afternoon on Highway 9 in Swea City.  Troopers say Rochleau’s motorcycle crossed the center line and hit an oncoming car head-on.  Rochleau was wearing a helmet, but died at the scene.  The other driver was treated and released from a Minnesota hospital.

The crash remains under investigation.

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