Sunday, July 3, 2022

Fatality motorcycle accident in Barton County near Sheldon

On June 2nd around 7:40 p.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County along with Barton County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a motorcycle accident in the southbound lanes of I-49 around 2 miles south of the Sheldon Exit.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 1998 Harley Davidson Ultra Glide driven by 57 year old Wayne E. Sprenkle of Jasper, Missouri swerved to avoid striking a item in the roadway, lost control and overturned, ejection the rider.

Wayne E. Sprenkle was pronounced dead at the scene of this accident and he was transported to Daniel Funeral Home in Lamar.

This is Troop D of the Missouri State Highway Patrol's 50th fatality of this year.

View crash report below:

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