Labor Weekend Fatality Motorcycle Crash West Des Moines

Posted on Sep 08, 2019

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"West Des Moines police are investigating a fatal crash on Labor Day. The crash happened around 1:00 PM Monday in the 4000 block of University Avenue. Two motorcycles and an SUV were involved. One motorcyclist, Mark Eppert 39 years old from Perry, was transported to a hospital where he died. His passenger, 42 year old Heidi Godwin, was injured in the crash. She was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. No other injuries were reported. While the investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing, police say speed was likely a contributing factor."

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