AMES, Iowa — A man riding a motorcycle has died following a crash in central Iowa.
The Story County Sheriff's Office says 52-year-old Benjamin Parsons, of Boone, was traveling on a Harley Davidson motorcycle Thursday night on Highway 30 near Ames when he left the roadway and was thrown from the bike. No others vehicles were involved.
Parsons was airlifted to a hospital in Des Moines, where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.
The crash remains under investigation.