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Jury Awards $4.25 Million to the Parents of an Iowa Man Thrown from Motorcycle While Fleeing Police

In the hospital room where Augustin “Gus” Mormann lay dying, his father made a promise: “I will find out what happened.”

More than three years later, Dan Mormann knows what happened. So does a Delaware County jury.

Gus Mormann, 31 of Colesburg, died in January 2021, more than a month after being thrown from his motorcycle during a high-speed chase with police. His parents, Dan and Sandy, sued the officer who pursued him, Manchester Police Lt. Jim Wessels, and the city for his death.

Read the source article at Des Moines Register

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