Grundy County Motorcycle Accident Victim Dies
A recent motorcycle accident in Grundy County has turned fatal. Sheriff's officials said that one of two people injured in the crash died Saturday morning (Aug. 6, 2016).
Deputies confirmed that Roxanne Covey, 45, of Huntington, Ind., passed away at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo. They said she was a passenger on a Harley-Davidson, driven by her husband, that flipped over in a ditch. The couple was ejected.
According to sheriff's officials, the motorcycle was westbound on U.S. Highway 20 when Al Covey lost control about three miles east of Dike. The accident occurred just before 4 p.m. Thursday.
Al Covey, 46, is being treated for his injuries at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.
The accident remains under investigation by Grundy County sheriff’s officials.