Motorcyclist dies in crash with farm tractor in Iowa

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ELKADER, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a motorcyclist has died in a crash with a farm tractor on a northeastern Iowa highway.

The Iowa State Patrol says the crash happened just before 6:30 p.m. Saturday when 50-year-old David Bushaw, of Oelwein, was traveling westbound on Clayton Road and crossed the center line when he entered a curve in the highway.

The patrol says Bushaw’s motorcycle encountered the tractor in the eastbound lanes, colliding head-on with it. Bushaw died at the scene.

Investigators say the 18-year-old driver of the tractor was not hurt.

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