Man from Carthage Killed in Motorcycle Crash

By KOLR10 News

Published 05/05 2014 08:28AM

Updated 05/05 2014 08:30AM

CARTHAGE, Mo. -- The crash between a motorcycle and pick-up truck west of Carthage claims the life of the cycle driver. 

The Highway Patrol says Christopher Sloniker, 34, of Carthage, died in the collision on Jackpine Road about 4 miles west of Carthage Sunday night.

Troopers say a pick-up truck driven by Dale Rissman, 34, of Carthage, turned into the path of the motorcycle.

Passengers in both the truck and motorcycle were seriously injured. Dustin Campbell was on the motorcycle and was airlifted to a Joplin hospital.  Royden Pugh, 14 of Carthage was taken to a medical facility in Carthage.

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