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Mason City man in critical condition after motorcycle-vehicle accident

MASON CITY — A Mason City man is in critical condition after a motorcycle versus vehicle accident on Mason City’s west side Monday morning.

The Mason City Police Department says at about 10:30 AM a vehicle driven by 69-year-old Marvin Alphs of Mason City was traveling eastbound on US Highway 122 and attempting to turn north onto Eisenhower Avenue. A motorcycle driven by 56-year-old Robert Schwieger of Mason City was traveling westbound on 122, with the vehicles colliding in the intersection.

Schweiger was transported to MercyOne-North Iowa Medical Center and then was later transferred to the Mayo Clinic hospitals in Rochester, where he was listed in critical condition.

Alphs was not injured in the accident but was cited for failure to obey a traffic control device.



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