Man killed in Bettendorf motorcycle accident identified

Man killed in Bettendorf motorcycle accident identified






UPDATE: The man involved in a late night collision Saturday in the 400 block of River Drive in Bettendorf has died from his injuries, his employer confirmed to Local 4 News.

Traco Fire Protection announced on its Facebook page earlier today, "It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our Labor Superintendent, Casey Hitchcock … Casey loved only one thing more than his motorcycles…his wife and two children."

EARLIER REPORT

A late night collision at the 400 block of River Drive in Bettendorf has left one motorcyclist injured.

A 40-year-old Davenport resident driving a 2016 Harley Davidson FLHX "Street Glide" struck the left rear bumper of a 2008 Chevy Cobalt driven by a 24 year old Davenport resident around 10:23 p.m. Saturday.

The motorcyclist lost control, causing the motorcycle to slide on its left side.

The rider was separated from the vehicle during the crash, and both came to a final rest in the eastbound lanes of River Drive.

The operator of the Harley Davidson was transported to Genesis East Hospital by Medic Ambulance and was eventually transported to the University of Iowa Hospital.

The extent of his injuries are unknown, but he was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

The driver of the Chevy Cobalt did not sustain injuries during the crash.

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I love anything to do with Harley Davidson and have two beautiful children and a beautiful partner. In my spare time i like building websites and love anything to do with the internet.

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