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Oskaloosa Man Airlifted After Car vs. Motorcyle Crash

Written by on July 28, 2021

OSKALOOSA, Ia.- A two-car accident in Mahaska County Tuesday evening resulted in an Oskaloosa man being airlifted.  The Iowa State Patrol reports that a 2005 Lexus was being driven westbound by 49-year old Stephanie Nicholson of Ellsworth on Highway 163 at the 52-mile marker when it rear-ended a 2009 Honda motorcycle being driven by 65-year old Patrick Scanlon of Oskaloosa.  Scanlon was ejected from the bike, which came to rest in the ditch.  The Nicholson vehicle came to rest on the shoulder of the road.  Scanlon was airlifted by Aircare-Mercy One to Mercy Hospital in Des Moines.  The accident remains under investigation.  The Patrol was assisted by the Mahaska County Sheriff’s Department, Mahaska County EMS, and the Oskaloosa Fire & Rescue.