WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — A Perry man was killed in a crash involving two motorcycles and an SUV on Labor Day in West Des Moines.
Thirty-nine-year-old Mark Eppert’s motorcycle crashed in the 4000 block of University Avenue around 1 p.m. on Monday. Eppert was taken from the scene to a nearby hospital where he later died. His passenger, 42-year-old Heidi Godwin, was also injured.
West Des Moines police say the cause of the crash is still under investigation but that ‘speed was likely a contributing factor.’