Keokuk Boy Dies In Accident

Keokuk Police were called last night to South 7th Street and Avenue K after reports of an injured bicyclist. When officers arrived they found 14yr old Brandon Scott Fitzgerald suffering from severe injuries. He was transported by Lee County Ambulance to Unity Point Health-Keokuk where he succumbed to his injuries.

An investigation by KPD led to the information that Brandon was riding his bike while holding onto a 2012 Chevy Impala driven by an adult male. As he was riding the bike being pulled by the vehicle he fell from his bike and struck the pavement.

This incident is still being further investigated and the KPD is asking for the public’s help. If anyone was a witness or has any information of this incident please contact Captain Kevin Church of the KPD at 319-524-3131.

Assisting the Keokuk Police Department in this investigation is the Keokuk Fire Department, the Lee County Ambulance, Lee County Medical Investigator, Lee County Attorneys Office, Fort Madison Police Department, Lee County Sheriffs Office and Iowa State Patrol.