Allamakee Fatality

One person was killed in an accident in Allamakee County on Friday Night. The Allamakee County Sheriff's office reports that 41-year old Matthew Sweeney was killed in the accident. The accident happened at 9pm on Friday on Rossville road. Sweeney was operating a motorcycle that struck the rear end of a vehicle. Sweeney was thrown off his motorcycle and suffered life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Both vehicles were traveling northbound and the driver of the vehicle was not injured. Allamakee County Authorities were assisted by Waukon Police and Fire, Veterans Hospital Ambulance personnel, and County Emergency Management. The accident remains under investiation.