Most read of 2017: Motorcyclist killed in Hancock County, woman charged

Woman was later charged with homicide by vehicle and OWI.

Posted: Dec. 28, 2017 7:59 AM
Updated: Dec. 28, 2017 7:59 AM

BELMOND, Iowa – One person died  after a car/motorcycle collision in Hancock County.
The Patrol says 33-year-old Shannon L. Gamble of Garner was driving a car south on Highway 69 while 31-year-old Nathan R. Wadsley of Belmond was northbound on a motorcycle.
Gamble attempted to pass another southbound vehicle and collided head on with Wadsley.
The motorcycle ended up in the east ditch and the car came to a stop in the west ditch.

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Wadsley was pronounced dead at the scene. Gamble was transported to Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa by medical helicopter, where she was treated and transferred to another facility.

Gamble was later charged with homicide by vehicle and OWI.

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