Wednesday evening accident claims life of Waukon man

Wednesday, August 30 at 6:49 p.m., the Allamakee County Sheriff’s Office E911 Center received a report of a motor vehicle collision that occurred on State Highway 76 just west of the intersection of Sand Hill Road in Allamakee County, about seven miles southeast of Waukon.

According to the accident report, a pick-up truck and trailer driven by Cody Bauer, age 32, of Dubuque and owned by River City Paving, a division of Mathy Construction, was traveling northbound on State Highway 76 and attempted to make a U-turn to head southbound. A motorcycle driven by Kerry Gene Nuehring, age 60, of Waukon was traveling northbound and struck the side of the trailer, ejecting Nuehring from his motorcycle.

Nuehring was pronounced deceased at the scene as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. The driver and a passenger of the pick-up truck were uninjured. A full obituary for Kerry Nuehring appears on Page 3 in this edition of The Standard.

Assisting at the scene of the accident were the Allamakee County Sheriff’s Office, Waukon Police Department, Iowa State Patrol, Veterans Memorial Hospital Ambulance Service, Waukon Fire Department, Allamakee County Emergency Management and Danny Mac’s Towing. The accident remains under investigation by the Iowa State Patrol.