A motorcyclist has died as the result of injuries suffered Wednesday when his vehicle struck a deer.
Richard Beswick, 53, of Fulton, Illinois, died Thursday at Genesis Medical Center East in Davenport.
The Camanche Fire Department responded to the collision at 9:06 p.m. Wednesday at U.S. 67, west of Ninth Avenue in Camanche.
Camanche paramedics treated Beswick on the scene before he was airlifted by Med Force to Genesis East.
Beswick was riding his motorcycle on U.S. 67 when a deer ran out in front of him. He was not wearing a helmet. The road was shut down for approximately 90 minutes.
The fire department responded with two ambulances, two engine companies, two support vehicles and 20 personnel. Assisting agencies included Med Force Helicopter, Camanche Police Department, Iowa State Patrol, Iowa DOT and Adrian’s Auto Service.