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Dyersville Native Dies from Injuries Suffered in Motorcycle Accident Near Delhi

A second person has died following a motorcycle accident near Delhi earlier this month.

57-year old Tom Hermsen of Kieler, Wisconsin, passed away from his injuries on Friday. He was formerly from Dyersville.

The accident happened west of Delhi on Saturday night, August 14th. The Iowa State Patrol says Hermsen was driving his motorcycle on 220th Avenue when he failed to stop at the 250th Street intersection. His motorcycle lost control and both Hermsen and his passenger, 54-year old Marleen Goodin of Dubuque, were ejected.

They both suffered serious injuries and were transported to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. Goodin died from her injuries the following morning.

Funeral services for Hermsen will be held Friday in Dyersville.


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