Truxton motorcyclist killed in Lincoln County accident

TRUXTON, MO – A 66-year-old motorcyclist was killed after his 2006 Kawasaki 900 crashed into a utility pole on Monday afternoon.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, James L. Durr was traveling west on Highway A when his motorcycle traveled off the right side of the road. The Kawasaki hit a utility pole and overturned at the intersection of Highway A and Zion Church Road around 12:20 p.m.

Durr was pronounced dead at the crash scene at 12:45 p.m. It is unknown if he was wearing a safety belt.

The motorcycle was totaled.

Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.

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