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Police: Coralville Man Killed in Fatal Motorcycle Accident

Police responded at 4:52 p.m. to the accident on Highway 6 in Iowa City.


The Iowa City Police Department issued a release Friday night that a Coralville man was killed earlier that evening due to a single vehicle motorcycle accident.

Iowa City Police and Fire, Johnson County Ambulance and University Heights Police all responded to the scene of the accident at the 600 block of Highway 6 West in Iowa City, according to the release. The report they received was of a vehicle collision involving one motorcycle.

The driver has been identified as Jonathan Allen Hintz, 28, or Coralville. Although police say Hintz had been wearing his helmet at the time of the accident and was transported to the University of Iowa Emergency Trauma Center by authorities, he was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital.

Investigation into the crash is ongoing and is being handled by the Iowa City Police.

Hope Nealson March 24, 2012 at 04:57 AM
Where is the 600 block of Hwy 6? Landmark?
Stephen Schmidt March 24, 2012 at 05:06 AM
Added a map to the story. I believe that is close to the Wig and Pen.
Stephen Schmidt March 24, 2012 at 05:08 AM
Gazette has a picture up of the accident. http://easterniowanewsnow.com/2012/03/23/one-injured-in-iowa-city-motorcycle-crash/riverside-ax/
Stephen Schmidt March 24, 2012 at 05:09 AM
Actually maybe it's closer to the Veteran's Hospital judging by the map.
khadijah taylor March 24, 2012 at 01:36 PM
i was there at the er with my son and a man came running in the er asking was the man still alive who was in the car accident i fell to the floor crying tears was in in eyes as well cause i knew he was gone
Stephen Schmidt March 24, 2012 at 03:31 PM
:( Sad story Khadijah. Condolences to anyone affected by the accident.

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