Officials confirm one dead in motorcycle accident in Riverdale
RIVERDALE, Iowa (KWQC) - The Scott County Sheriff’s Office confirmed a man died in a Tuesday afternoon motorcycle accident on State Street in Riverdale.
According to authorities, around 1:46 p.m., a 47-year-old woman from Clinton, Iowa in an SUV was attempting to make a left turn into a parking lot on the 4400 block of State Street. When the woman tried to turn, Michael Lopez, 33, was traveling at a high rate of speed on a motorcycle and struck the vehicle, and went airborne.
Lopez was transported to a local hospital and was later pronounced dead. Police said the deceased rider was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.
The driver of the SUV and a passenger in the car were uninjured following the crash.
The cause of the crash still remains under investigation.
A portion of State Street was blocked off while authorities investigated the accident.
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