The accident occurred after 10 pm on June 13. The driver of the motorcycle Charles M. Holder, 46, of Eldon, Mo. was killed in the crash.
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report the motorcycle passed several vehicles prior to entering a curve in the roadway on Route W nearly one mile north of Greer Rd. The motorcycle then traveled off of the highway, striking a ditch, utility pole, curb, fence post, and gate before coming to a stop.
Holder was reported as wearing a safety helmet at the time of the accident.
Holder was pronounced dead at the scene.
This is Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop F’s third fatality accident this month.
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