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Keokuk County Teen Killed in Accident

Posted: Friday, April 1st, 2011 at 6:31 am
Author: KCII News - Bill Gatchel

A Sigourney teenager has died from a moped accident.  At 9:25 last night, 15 year old Brian Michael Bird of Sigourney was traveling on a moped southbound on Stuart Street in Sigourney.  According to the Iowa State Patrol, Bird drove into the back of a legally parked vehicle.

The Keokuk County Dispatch Center reports Bird was not wearing a helmet.  Bird was taken to the Keokuk County Hospital by ambulance and pronounced dead upon arrival.  Those responding to the scene were the Iowa State Patrol and Sigourney Police Department.