an dies in motorcycle crash

John Cole
John Cole

DUBUQUE, Iowa – A 52-year-old Sabula, Iowa, man died Saturday after his motorcycle struck an embankment 35 miles south of Dubuque Saturday evening, according to the Iowa State Patrol.

John Cole Jr. left the roadway and went into a ditch around 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of 114th Street and Highway 52 in Jackson County, according to the crash report.

Cole was thrown from the motorcycle when he hit the embankment, and died at Jackson County Health Center.

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