2 dead in motorcycle crash

Update: read the full story here.

LEHIGH – Two people are dead following a single-vehicle motorcycle crash southeast of Lehigh Sunday afternoon, according to Trooper Neil Morenz, of the Iowa State Patrol.

The two people were traveling on their motorcycle northbound on Samson Avenue.

According to Morenz, the couple lost control on the shoulder of the road, causing them to enter the east ditch.

They were ejected from the motorcycle.

The two were pronounced dead at the scene.

More details will be released as they become available.

The Iowa State Patrol, Webster County sheriff’s deputies, UnityPoint, Dayton Rescue, Lehigh volunteer firefighters, and Webster County medical examiner were on scene.