UPDATE: Motorcyclist in Mason City crash identified

Clear Lake man treated and released from the hospital.

Posted: Nov. 27, 2017 1:53 PM
Updated: Nov. 28, 2017 3:56 PM

UPDATE: The Mason City Police Department had identified the motorcycle rider who crashed and wound up in Willow Creek at 64-year-old David Sappenfield of Clear Lake.  He was taken to Mercy Medical Center - North Iowa, where he was treated and released.

Police say Sappenfield was riding a 2003 Harley-Davidson motorcycle which sustained an estimated $3,000 in damage.  They also say he was cited for failure to maintain control.

Mason City, Iowa - A motorcyclist crashed into a bridge just south of Southbridge Mall on Monday afternoon and ended up with a fall of around 20 feet into Willow Creek.
The man was awake and alert when he was transported by ambulance after being lifted from the creek.
A KIMT reporter on the scene said the motorcyclist was headed northbound on Highway 65 around 1:30 p.m. when he crashed.
No name or injuries have been released.
The Mason City Fire Department and Mason City Police Department were on scene.


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