UPDATE (8/28/23): A second man has died after a crash involving a Harley Davidson and Suzuki.
Ronald Wallace, 60, of Bolivar, was the driver of the Harley Davidson. Wallace died at a Springfield hospital around 4 a.m. on August 28.
It is unknown if Wallace was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.
COLLINS, Mo. — An Aurora man has been killed in a crash involving two motorcycles in Collins.
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, the crash happened just before 11:30 a.m. on Sunday.
MSHP said a westbound 2005 Suzuki motorcycle, carrying a driver and passenger, failed to yield to a northbound 2003 Harley Davidson.
The impact threw drivers and passengers off the bikes, which traveled off the side of the road.
The driver of the Suzuki, 59-year-old Jessie L. Ray, was killed in the crash. A woman riding with him and the driver of the Harley were both transported to Springfield hospitals in serious condition.
This is MSHP Troop D’s 95th fatality for 2023.