A fatal motorcycle accident occurred outside of Columbus City Wednesday evening at approximately 6:03 p.m. According to the Iowa State Patrol, 56-year-old Guy Smith of Wapello was traveling east-southeast on X37 when he lost control, crossed the center line and left the roadway, going into the East ditch. The motorcycle came to rest on its side, ejecting the driver. Smith was transported from the accident scene to the funeral home. Louisa County Sheriff’s Office, Louisa County Ambulance, Columbus Junction Police Department and Iowa State Patrol responed to the scene.