Sunday, May 2, 2021

Fatality motorcycle accident in Benton County

On May 1st around 9:42pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Benton County along with Benton County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a one vehicle motorcycle accident on Route MM just north of US 65 Highway in rural Benton County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2005 Harley Davidson Motorcycle driven by 61 year old Geary W. Shaddox of Warsaw, Missouri struck a deer then traveled off the roadway and overturned, ejecting the driver.

Mr. Shaddox was pronounced dead and transported Reser Funeral Home in Warsaw. This is Troop A of the Missouri State Highway Patrol's 25th fatality accident on 2021. 

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