Washington Evening Journal
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Washington, IA 52353
A Washington man died Friday as a result of injuries he sustained in a July 18 motorcycle accident.
Mark Kendall, 58, died of his injuries at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
According to the Washington County dispatch log, a caller reported a motorcycle accident in the 2000 block of Vine Avenue in Ainsworth just after 1 a.m. on July 18.
According to a preliminary accident report from the Sheriff’s Office, Kendall was traveling northbound on Vine Avenue when he struck a deer in the roadway “causing the motorcycle to lay down and slide approximately 60 feet.”
A Washington County ambulance transported Kendall to the hospital in Iowa City.
Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies, Washington County Ambulance, Ainsworth Fire Department and Ainsworth QRS all responded to the call.