Bettendorf woman dies after motorcycle crash in Clinton County

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CLINTON Co., Iowa (KWQC) UPDATE 8/26: Officials say a 58-year-old woman has died after a motorcycle crash in Clinton County over the weekend.

Officials say 58-year-old Jennifer Chitwood, of Bettendorf, died from her injuries after she was thrown from the bike. The driver, 55-year-old Robert Chitwood, also fo Bettendorf, was also injured in the crash.

Officials say no helmets were worn during the crash.

ORIGINAL: One person is dead after a motorcycle crash in Clinton County Saturday afternoon.

According to the sheriff’s office, a motorcycle carrying a man and woman failed to negotiate a curve and crashed around 1:50 p.m. The motorcycle went into the ditch and both passengers were thrown from the bike.

The female passenger of the motorcycle died from her injuries at the hospital. The male driver is still in the hospital.

Neither person was wearing a helmet. Names of the victims have not been released.