Student motorcyclist dies in traffic-related crash

Sarah Binder

Daniel Lee Breuer, 20, senior in mechanical engineering from West Union, was killed in a motorcycle accident Thursday. 

The accident occurred shortly after 5 p.m. on Interstate 35, near exit 97 in Ankeny.

Another accident in the area had slowed traffic, and Breuer’s motorcycle collided with the back of another car, according to

A Life Flight helicopter transported Breuer to Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines.

The driver of the other car was not injured, and Breuer had been wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, according to KCCI.

The accident report can be found here.