Motorcyclist Dies in Fayette County Crash

A motorcyclist died in a crash in Fayette County on Saturday morning.

The Sheriff’s Office says they received several 911 calls around 10 am reporting a motorcycle accident north of Arlington on D Avenue near Delta Road. An investigation showed 52-year old Troy Shaffer of Pella was driving southbound when he lost control of his motorcycle on a curve and went into the ditch.

Schaffer was transported to Mercy One in Oelwein, where he was pronounced dead.

The crash remains under investigation.

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