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Iowa Resident Seriously Injured in Motorcycle Accident

An Iowa man was injured in a motorcycle accident near Polo Saturday morning.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 80-year old Ackley, Iowa resident Thomas Wiarda was traveling northbound on Highway 13, 4 miles north of Polo in Caldwell County on a 2020 Harley Davidson motorcycle. Another motorcycle traveling with him slowed for traffic. Wiarda struck the towed unit of the other motorcycle and was ejected from the vehicle.

Wiarda was taken to Liberty Hospital with serious injuries. The accident took place just after 11:30 Saturday morning.

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