Public Safety

Marion man seriously injured in motorcycle wreck, Linn sheriff says

A Linn County Sheriff's Office squad car. (file photo)
A Linn County Sheriff’s Office squad car. (file photo)

MARION — A Marion man was seriously injured Monday evening when he lost control of his motorcycle, laid it down in an attempt to stop it, and ended up in a ditch.

Emergency personnel were dispatched at 6:45 p.m. to Squaw Ridge and Dundrennan Lane, according to the Linn County Sheriff’s Office,

Deputies said Brandon Sasek, 31, was traveling east on Squaw Ridge when the wreck occurred. He was wearing a helmet, deputies said.

Sasek was taken to Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids with serious injuries, the sheriff’s office said.

The sheriff’s office said Sasek was cited for not having an Iowa driver’s license and failure to maintain control.

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