Knoxville Motorcyclist Dies in Accident


A motorcyclist died in an accident in Marion County Monday afternoon.

According to the Iowa State Patrol, at approximately 2:52 PM, a motorcycle driven by 37-year-old Holly Jo Hegwood of Knoxville was traveling eastbound on McKinber Street just west of Willets Drive.

The accident report states Hegwood lost control of the motorcycle, crossed the center line, and collided with a Chevy Silverado driven by 30-year-old Bradley Gilbert.

Hegwood was transported to a hospital but she died from her injuries. Gilbert was uninjured in the crash.

The Iowa State Patrol was assisted in the case by the Knoxville Police Department and Knoxville Fire/EMS.

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