RANDOLPH COUNTY, MO – A 50-year-old Jacksonville motorcyclist was killed an crash on Highway JJ on Sunday afternoon.
Police report 20-year-old Ashley M. Lewis, of Warrensburg, was turning out of the Randolph County Justice center parking lot onto westbound Highway JJ in a 2006 Jeep Liberty. Christopher A. Callahan was traveling on Highway JJ in a 2005 Harley Davidson Sportster. He applied his brakes in order to avoid colliding with the Jeep and was ejected from the motorcycle. The two vehicles collided in the center of Highway JJ around 3:30 p.m.
Callahan was pronounced dead at 4:17 p.m.
Both drivers were wearing seat belts.
The motorcycle was totaled and the Jeep sustained moderate damages.
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