Motorcyle accident in Winneshiek County claims life of Dorchester man

The Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office reports that a Wednesday, September 10 motorcycle accident has resulted in the death of a Dorchester man. Gregory Michael Hanson, age 29, of Dorchester died Thursday morning, September 11 from injuries suffered in the accident, according to the Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office report.
The Iowa State Patrol reported Hanson was traveling northbound on Winneshiek County Road W-38 (Locust Road) at about 6 p.m. Wednesday when he lost control of his motorcycle, which struck the Springwater Bridge approximately six miles north of Decorah. Hanson was transported by ambulance to Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah.
The Iowa State Patrol was assisted by the Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Department, Decorah Police Department and Decorah Fire Department.

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