Lilbourn man killed in Sunday morning crash

Monday, July 3, 2017

POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- A Lilbourn man was killed in a motorcycle crash early Sunday in Butler County.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 3:35 a.m. on Missouri Highway 158 off-ramp to US Highway 67, as Johnny O. Riley, 26, who was operating a motorcycle, failed to negotiate a curve and ran off the left side of the road.

Riley was ejected and transported by ambulance to Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 4:50 a.m. Sunday.

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