Sunday motorcycle accident claims life of Iowa City woman

The Allamakee County Sheriff's Office reports that a motorcycle accident Sunday morning, September 7 at 2096 State Hwy. 76 has claimed the life of the female driver of the motorcycle. A call was received by the Sheriff's Office at approximately 10:55 a.m. Sunday and the ensuing report states that Julia Ann Dohrer, age 54, of Iowa City was traveling southbound on State Hwy. 76 north of Waukon and attempted a turn into a private driveway at 2096 State Hwy. 76, the address for St. Mary's Catholic Church, Hanover.
The motorcycle failed to negotiate the turn, entered the ditch and rolled over. Dohrer was the lone occupant of the motorcycle and was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of injuries sustained in the accident.
The accident remains under investigation by the Allamakee County Sheriff’s Office. Assisting at the scene of the accident was the Waukon Police Department, Iowa State Patrol and Veterans Memorial Hospital Ambulance Service.