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41-year-old motorcyclist dies after striking rear end of car in Allamakee County

Allamakee County, IOWA – According to the Allamakee County Sheriff’s Office, the fatal crash occurred right before 9 p.m. late Friday night.

It happened on Rossville Road.

Allamakee County Sheriff’s deputies, Waukon Police Department officers, Veterans Memorial Hospital Ambulance personnel, Waukon Fire Department crews and Allamakee County Emergency Management responded to a report of a crash involving a motorcycle.

The responding deputies discovered that the 41-year-old motorcyclist, later identified as Matthew Sweeney, struck the rear end of a vehicle.

The 41-year-ol man was thrown off his motorcycle.

Sweeney suffered life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene, ACSO said.

The vehicle and the motorcyclist were each traveling northbound.

The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

This incident remains under investigation, officials said.

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