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UPDATE: Crash in 400 Block of US Hwy 67 (River Drive)

Posted: June 12, 2018

Casey Lee Hitchcock, 40 year old from Davenport, died from his injuries he received during a motorcycle vs vehicle accident, which occurred on June 9, 2018. 

The driver of the 2008 Chevy Cobalt was Brett G. Geist 24 year old also from Davenport.

Accident is still under investigation. 

 

Release sent on June 10, 2018

On June 9, 2018 at approximately 2223 hours a 2016 Harley Davidson FLHX “Street Glide” driven by a 40 year old male resident of Davenport, Iowa was traveling West on River Drive when the driver struck the left rear bumper area of a 2008 Chevy Cobalt driven by a 24 year old male resident of Davenport, Iowa.  The operator of the Harley Davidson lost control causing the motorcycle to slide on its left side.   The operator of the Harley Davidson became separated from the motorcycle during the crash sequence and both the operator and the motorcycle came to final rest in the eastbound lanes of River Drive.  The operator of the Harley Davidson was transported to Genesis East Hospital by Medic Ambulance and was eventually transported to the University of Iowa Hospital.  The extent of his injuries are not known at this time.

The operator of the Harley Davidson was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

The driver of the Chevy Cobalt did not sustain injuries during the crash.

The names of the involved parties are being withheld, pending notification of family members.

The circumstances of the crash remain under investigation.