Keokuk Man Dies in Motorcycle Accident

The Iowa State Patrol has announced that a motorcycle accident that occurred Thursday at roughly 10:30PM in central Lee County claimed the life of a Keokuk man.

According to the report, 46 year old Roy Lee Dorsey of Keokuk was travelling southbound on Highway 61 at mile marker 19 when his motorcycle dropped off of the east shoulder and struck the east guardrail.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office, Des Moines Township Fire, and Montrose EMS arrived at the scene and Dorsey was transported via ambulance to Fort Madison Community Hospital and scanner traffic shows a AirEvac Helicopter was originally called .

Dorsey was pronounced dead at Fort Madison Community Hospital as a result of his injuries.

At this time the single motorcycle accident is still under investigation and any further information will be announced when it is made public.