Public Safety

Springville woman sent to hospital after crashing motorcycle

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A Springville woman was transported to St. Luke’s Hospital on Sunday after crashing her motorcycle in the 4500 Block of Boy Scouts Road, Central City.

According to a news release from the Linn County Sheriff’s Office, Linn County Sheriff’s Deputies, Linn County Rescue, Central City Fire, and Center Point Ambulance responded to the accident at around 2:30 Sunday.

The driver, Debra Rathjens, 57, was northbound on Boy Scouts Road when she got too close to the shoulder, which then pulled her down into the east ditch causing her to crash her motorcycle, according to the release.

Debra was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident and was transported to St. Luke’s Hospital with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries. Debra was not cited for the accident.

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