A motorcyclist died following an accident Wednesday evening near Goose Lake.
A witness statement on the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office accident report said Kenneth Maranda, 51, of Moline, Ill., was traveling west on Highway 136 when his motorcycle left the roadway and entered the north ditch.
The report said the Maranda was transported from the accident scene by Preston Ambulance to the Northeast Elementary School parking lot for extraction via helicopter. However, Maranda died due to his injuries shortly after arriving at the school, a Clinton County press release said.
The accident remains under investigation.