A Clarinda man died in a motorcycle accident in town early Saturday morning.

According to the Clarinda Police Department, Daniel August, 26, was found at about 3:50 a.m. near South 12th and East Stuart streets.

August was driving a 2005 Harley Davidson westbound at the intersection of the streets. He is believed to have failed to turn at the T-intersection and the motorcycle went airborne after striking a retaining wall at the intersection.  He was pronounced dead by the Page County Medical Examiner.

Responding officers said speed is believed to have been a factor and August was not wearing a helmet. 

 The Clarinda Police Department was assisted at the scene by the Page County Sheriff's Office, Clarinda Fire Department, and Clarinda Regional Health Center Emergency Medical Services.

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