On Tuesday, October 12th, at approximately 9:00 AM, Cape Girardeau Police Officers were dispatched to the area of South Sprigg Street just south of La Cruz Street for a report of a motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival at this location, Officers discovered a motorcycle crash scene near the base of a bridge that spans over Cape La Croix Creek. It appeared evident that the operator of this motorcycle had left the roadway on the left-hand side just prior to merging onto the bridge. The operator of this motorcycle was killed in this single vehicle accident. He was pronounced dead on scene by the Cape Girardeau County Coroner’s Office. The victim of this crash has since been positively identified as Levi Michael Asher, a 31 year old male from Cape Girardeau. Proper notification was made to the victim’s family prior to this release. The Cape Girardeau Police Department offers its deepest condolences to victim’s family, friends and all others affected by this tragic loss.