A weekend motorcycle accident in Fayette County has left one person dead.

The Fayette County Sheriff received several 911 calls at about 10am Saturday (March 3), reporting a motorcycle accident on "D" Avenue, north of Delta Road, just north of Arlington.

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The operator of the motorcycle, 52 year old Troy Shaffer of Pella, was driving south on "D" Avenue, when his bike left the road on a curve, entered a ditch, and overturned.
Shaffer was taken to MercyOne Hospital in Oelwein, where he was pronounced dead.

The accident remains under investigation by the Fayette County Sheriff.

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