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La Porte City man dies after motorcycle crash with deer

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A La Porte City man died of his injuries after his motorcycle struck a deer early Thursday morning.

Robert Clarence Carlson, 59, of La Porte City, died of his injuries after being taken to Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo.

Carlson had been driving his motorcycle on the northbound exit from Highway 20 onto Highway 218 at around 5:22 a.m. Thursday when the motorcycle he was riding on struck a deer, according to the Waterloo Police Department.

Waterloo Fire Rescue also assisted at the scene.

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