One Dead in Motorcycle Crash Near Central City

One person was killed in a motorcycle crash near Central City Wednesday night.

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says the motorcycle was southbound on Boy Scouts Road just northeast of Waubeek when it lost control, went into the ditch and rolled.

The driver, 37-year old Chad Jolson of Marion, was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say he was not wearing a helmet.

The accident remains under investigation.