Fatal motorcycle crash reported in St. Francois County
Posted on Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
ST FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO – A motorcyclist died Wednesday night when he drove off the US 67 roadway southwest of Farmington and was thrown from his vehicle, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reports.
Michael Massey, 24, was riding his 1992 Yamaha FZR1000 southbound on 67 at about 8 p.m. when he lost control of his bike north of Blomeier Road. Massey drove off the roadway, struck a culvert, and was ejected from the vehicle.
Officials report that Massey died at the scene of the accident. His body was taken to the St. Francois Coroner’s Office for an autopsy.
It is unclear what caused Massey to lose control of his vehicle.
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