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Oelwein Man Seriously Injured in Motorcycle Crash

An Oelwein man was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash near Oelwein early Saturday morning.

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says they received a 911 call of an accident one mile west of town on 35th Street near R Avenue shortly before 2:30 am. 50-year old David Watt was traveling eastbound when he lost control and tipped over on the roadway. 

Watt suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to Mercy One Hospital in Oelwein and then transferred to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

The accident remains under investigation.

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