Versailles, Mo. man killed in Friday night motorcycle crash

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Published: Apr. 1, 2023 at 12:02 PM CDT
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MORGAN COUNTY, Mo. (KY3) - A man from Versailles has died after a motorcycle crash Friday night.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, 33-year-old Jacob Martinez was riding his motorcycle on Highway W southeast of Versailles when he failed to negotiate a turn and crossed the center of the road.

His motorcycle started to skid, then overturned and went off the left side of the road and hit a sign. Martinez was thrown from the bike and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash happened around 11:30 p.m.

This is MSHP Troop F’s 11th fatal crash in 2023.

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