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.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.