STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Name released of Iowa motorcyclist killed in Fillmore County crash

Sheriff's office says he collided with a horse.

Posted: Jun 2, 2018 9:28 PM

MABEL, Minn. – An Iowa motorcyclist is dead after colliding with a horse in Fillmore County.

It happened around 11:30 am Friday in the 40000 block of Highway 44, west of Mabel and east of the junction of highways 44 and 52. The Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office says 60-year-old Timothy Holt of Decorah was riding a 2000 Harley-Davidson motorcycle east when he hit the horse in the eastbound lane.  The Minnesota State Patrol says the horse had been grazing in the south ditch but broke free of its chain and got onto the highway.  The motorcycle rider braked and swerved but could not avoid impact.

Holt was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Sheriff’s Office says the horse was also killed in the accident.

The Minnesota State Patrol and Mabel fire and ambulance assisted at the scene.

Article Comments

Mason City
Overcast
28° wxIcon
Hi: 30° Lo: 26°
Feels Like: 17°
Albert Lea
Overcast
28° wxIcon
Hi: 29° Lo: 25°
Feels Like: 19°
Austin
Overcast
30° wxIcon
Hi: 32° Lo: 28°
Feels Like: 23°
Charles City
Overcast
30° wxIcon
Hi: 31° Lo: 27°
Feels Like: 20°
Rochester
Overcast
28° wxIcon
Hi: 30° Lo: 27°
Feels Like: 19°
Light snow and steady temps
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

NIACC women's hoops off to best start ever

Image

Two Granny Basketball teams to be honored

Image

Chris' PM Weather Forecast 1/23

Image

Minnesota homelessness up

Image

City Council Raise reactions

Image

Rochester Housing Market Outlook for 2020

Image

10th Annual Autism Awareness Gala

Image

Gov. tours mall and Arena

Image

Ending Mental Illness Stigma

Image

Developments of Vision North Iowa

Community Events