Motorcycle crash kills 1 in Washington County

POTOSI, MO – A motorcyclist died in an accident on MO-8 Tuesday afternoon, according to the MSHP Incident Report.

At around 2:18 p.m., Shane A. Gamble, 34 was heading east on a Harley Davidson motorcycle as a Chevrolet Silverado operated by Emily S Jarvis, 29, was heading west.

As they approached the section of MO-8 west of Folsom Rd, Gamble began going east in the westbound lane and struck Jarvis’s Silverado. The collision threw Gamble off the motorcycle and then the vehicle caught on fire.

Gamble was pronounced dead at the scene when first responders arrived.

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