Monticello Man Killed in Linn County Collision

A Monticello man was killed in a collision in Linn County over the weekend.

The accident happened Saturday afternoon shortly before 2:30 pm at the intersection of Highway 151 and Alderman Road. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says a van northbound on Alderman Road crossed Highway 151 and struck a motorcycle that was southbound on Highway 151.

The driver of the motorcycle was killed. Authorities say the victim was 36-year old Wesley Nissen of Monticello.

The driver of the van, 56-year old James Vratney of Anamosa, was not hurt.

The accident remains under investigation.

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