Festus man severely injured in rollover motorcycle crash in Herculaneum

HERCULANEUM, MO (JEFFERSON COUNTY) – A 32-year-old man was severely injured in a rollover motorcycle crash in Jefferson County early this morning, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The crash happened near Herculaneum on southbound I-55, near mile marker 179.2, at 12:25 a.m., when a 1999 Yamaha YZF R6 motorcycle went off the side of the roadway and overturned.

The motorcyclist, 32-year-old Festus man Richard A. Huddleston, was taken to Mercy Hospital South with severe injuries.

Huddleston was reportedly not wearing his helmet at the time of the crash.

No other people were hurt in the accident.

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