Wayne Police responds to fatality accident

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The Wayne Police Department responded to an injury accident on Saturday (Sept. 17).

At approximately 6:25 p.m. an accident was reported on the east edge of Wayne, near the intersection of Seventh Street (Highway 35) and Centennial Road involving two vehicles.

A 2005 Honda motorcycle trike driven by 71-year old Warren Habrock of rural Emerson was west-bound on Seventh Street. A 2008 Ford Focus driven by an 18-year old female from Council Bluffs, Iowa was eastbound on Seventh Street and began turning north onto Centennial Road in the direct path of the motorcycle.

The motorcycle collided with the passenger side of the vehicle, ejecting the motorcycle driver from the bike. The driver of the motorcycle  and an 18-year old female passenger of the car were transported to Providence Medical Center by ambulance and the driver of the car was transported later by private vehicle to the hospital.

The driver and passenger of the car were treated and later released from the hospital after receiving treatment for their injuries. The driver of the motorcycle trike succumbed to his injuries shortly after arriving at the hospital.

Traffic was routed around the scene for several hours while accident investigators documented the scene to re-construct the accident. 

The investigation is ongoing.

Wayne Police was assisted at the scene by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, Wayne Fire and Rescue and Providence Medical Center Ambulance personnel.

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