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Iowa City man dies in motorcycle crash near Lone Tree

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LONE TREE, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa City man has died in a motorcycle crash in eastern Iowa.

The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports (http://icp-c.com/2g3rClo ) that 66-year-old Patrick L. Moore Jr. was pronounced dead Thursday at the scene of the crash near Lone Tree.

Authorities say Moore was driving eastbound on Highway 22 around 11:45 p.m. just outside of Lone Tree when he attempted to pass another vehicle and lost control. Moore's motorcycle left highway, entered a ditch to the north and struck a fence. Moore was thrown from the motorcycle.

The Iowa State Patrol is investigating the crash.

Information from: Iowa City Press-Citizen, http://www.press-citizen.com/

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