FATAL ACCIDENT: Biker Laid To Rest
A Des Moines man killed while riding his motorcycle last week was laid to rest Thursday.
A private graveside service was held for 23-year-old James Messner at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
Messner died Thursday after a crash in the 2100 block of Grand Avenue.
Police say the driver of the car was pulling a U-turn when Messner hit the vehicle.
He died at a local hospital.
Police issued the teen driver a citation for failure to yield.