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Tiffin man killed in electric bike accident

TIFFIN– A Tiffin man has died of injuries sustained in a bicycle accident.
According to the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, emergency services responded to the bike trail in the Tiffin City Park for a bicycle crash at 3:48 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8.
Steven Towne, 49, of Tiffin, was operating a Shred Surface electric mountain bike near the ball diamonds on the bike trail when he lost control and struck a bridge railing. Towne was not wearing a helmet and sustained fatal injuries; he died at the scene.
The Johnson County Medical Examiner Department assisted with the investigation at the scene. The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, Tiffin Fire Department and Johnson County Ambulance Service responded.