St. Francois County man killed in motorcycle crash - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

St. Francois County man killed in motorcycle crash

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A Bonne Terre man was killed when he was thrown from his motorcycle Friday evening.

It happened around 5:30 p.m. Friday on MO Route 8 at Old MO Route 8 in Washington County, Missouri.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, a car was stopped in the eastbound lane of Highway 8, waiting to turn left.

A 2005 Yamaha V Star driven by George H. Carr, 69, of Bonne Terre, Missouri, was eastbound on Highway 8 when he applied the motorcycle's brakes and lost control.

The motorcycle overturned throwing Carr from the vehicle. He was taken by ambulance, and later pronounced dead at Washington County Memorial Hospital.

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