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Ft. Madison man dies in weekend motorcycle accident


NEAR WEVER, Iowa (WGEM) -- A Fort Madison man has died from his injuries in a weekend motorcycle accident.

The Lee County Sheriff's Office says 52-year-old Lonnie Gillis was riding alongside another man on Highway 61 just north of Wever Saturday night.

Authorities say a vehicle pulled out in front of the motorcycles, broadsiding Gillis and throwing him from his bike.

According to the accident report, he was not wearing a helmet.

Gillis was airlifted from the scene and later died.

The driver of the other motorcycle and the car were taken to the hospital.

The accident is still under investigation.

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