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Names Released from Motorcycle Accident

On August 29, a motorcycle accident occurred on Valley Drive in Bettendorf. The driver of the motorcycle was 24 year old David Ramon Duncan of Davenport and the passenger was 27 year old Jessica Brook Marilyn Sewell from Burlington.

No information is available on the condition of the victims.

The accident is still under investigation.


Media Release from August 29:

On August 29, 2014 at approximately 2145 hours a 24 year old male resident of Davenport, Iowa was operating a Yamaha V-Max motorcycle which was traveling West on Valley Drive.

The operator of the motorcycle lost control for an unknown reason and entered the North ditch.  During the crash the operator of the motorcycle and a female passenger became separated from the motorcycle and came to final rest in the North ditch of Valley Drive.

The female passenger is a 27 year old resident of Burlington, Iowa.

Both the operator of the motorcycle and the female passenger suffered multiple injuries and were transported to Genesis East Hospital by Medic Ambulance.  The female passenger was eventually transported to Peoria, Illinois by Med-Force Air Ambulance.


The circumstances of the crash remain under investigation.