Man passes away after motorcycle crash in West Des Moines

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UPDATE: One person has died following a motorcycle crash in West Des Moines on Monday. Local 5 has confirmed that 39-year-old Mark Eppert, of Perry, was killed. Police said that Eppert’s female passenger was taken to the hospital. Police told Local 5 that speed was a factor, but they’re not releasing any other details.

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WEST DES MOINES — Two people were sent to the hospital after a bad crash involving two motorcycles on Monday afternoon.

When Local 5 arrived at the scene, our crew saw two motorcycles involved in a crash. One male and one female were sent to the hospital. They were on the same bike. The rider on the other motorcycle is ok. Investigators are still trying to piece together what happened.

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