Victim of Wednesday fatal motorcycle crash identified

The victim of a fatal motorcycle crash in rural Webster County on Wednesday night has been identified by the Iowa State Patrol.

Daymon Peterson, 55, of Burnside, was riding his 1988 Yamaha motorcycle on 290th Street west of Lehigh when he failed to navigate a curve and landed in a ditch off the roadway at approximately 7 p.m. Peterson died at the scene.

According to the Webster County website, Peterson was a Class C equipment operator for the Webster County Engineering and Secondary Roads Department.


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