Jackson Resident Dies in Crash on Thursday


Emergency crews rushed to the scene of a crash involving a motorcycle and a pick-up truck in Cape Girardeau on Wednesday night, September 9. Police say they  were called to the crash on the 800 block of South Kingshighway at approximately 6:30 p.m. Police say the motorcycle was traveling south when it crashed into the truck that was turning north onto Kingshighway from Gerhardt Street. The driver of the bike, an 18-year-old male from Jackson, died at the scene. The driver of the truck, a 65-year-old Cape Girardeau man, was not hurt in the crash. Both lanes of Kingshighway were temporarily closed while officers investigated.


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