Hillsboro motorcyclist killed in Highway 21 crash
Posted on Monday, April 26th, 2021
CADET, MO – A 46-year-old Hillsboro motorcyclist was killed in a crash on northbound Highway 21 early Monday morning.
According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Darrell W. Smith was traveling north on Highway 21 on a 2009 Harley Davidson FXSTB. Smith lost control in a curve causing the motorcycle to travel off the left side of the road. The motorcycle overturned several times and crashed into a tree. MSHP reports the crash happened at Woodhaven Road around 12:35 a.m.
Smith was pronounced dead at the crash scene at 12:41 a.m. He was not wearing a seat belt.
The motorcycle sustained moderate damages.
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