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A Harley Davidson motorcycle can be seen lying on its side at the intersection of Fourth Street Southwest and South Eisenhower Avenue in Mason City after an accident Monday morning.

A Mason City man is in critical condition after a car struck the motorcycle he was riding over Labor Day weekend. 

Officers say Robert Schwieger, 56, was riding his Harley Davidson westbound on Fourth Street Southwest around 10:20 a.m. Monday when he was struck by a vehicle driven by 69-year-old Marvin Alphs, of Mason City. Alphs was attempting to make a left turn onto South Eisenhower Avenue.

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Schwieger was transported by ambulance from the scene to MercyOne North Iowa for initial treatment of his injuries.

A spokeswoman at the Mayo Clinic Hospital -- St. Marys Campus in Rochester, Minnesota, said he was in critical condition late Tuesday morning. 

Alphs, who was not injured, was charged with failure to obey a traffic control device.

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