VERNON COUNTY, Mo. — A 24-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene of a motorcycle crash in Vernon County.
Dominic Nowak was headed east on Route K on his 2003 Honda CRV motorcycle around 3:30 a.m. when the crash occured.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Nowak was traveling at a high rate of speed and lost control during a curve. He ran off the roadway and struck a barbed wire fence.
Nowak was wearing a helmet during the crash.
This is Troop D’s 45th fatality of the year.