Iowa Motorcyclist Killed by Flying Kayak
Rossville, IA (KROC-AM News) - A motorcyclist was killed by an airborne kayak in northeastern Iowa on Sunday.
The Iowa State Patrol says 75-year-old John Thein of Guttenberg Iowa was driving a motorcycle on a rural road in Allamakee County when he was struck by a kayak that had flown off a trailer being pulled by a truck traveling in the opposite direction. The deadly incident was reported shortly before 11 AM.
It occurred just south of the town of Rossville on a County Road leading to the Yellow River, about 80 miles southeast of Rochester and about 20 miles from Decorah. The deadly incident remains under investigation.
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