Motorcycle fatality 8-4-2015

Last Updated: Saturday, October 31, 2015

The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that was reported at 1:53PM on Tuesday, August 4th, 2015.

Ricky Geinitz (56) of Spirit Lake Iowa was driving a 2001 Honda Motorcycle, registered to Darin Peterson of Spirit Lake, northbound on M-56 (260 Ave) north of the intersection with 160 St. The motorcycle left the roadway at the curve and collided with an embankment. Geinitz was killed in the accident. Damage to the motorcycle was estimated at $650. The accident remains under investigation.

DCSO thanks the following for their assistance on scene: