Fortuna man killed in motorcycle accident

A Morgan County motorcycle accident has resulted in one death.

One man is dead after a motorcycle accident in Morgan County Thursday afternoon.

The Missouri Highway Patrol says 81-year-old Edward Rennert of Fortuna, MO, was traveling east on Highway HH around 3:40 p.m. on his 2006 Honda motorcycle.

Rennert lost control going around a curve and was thrown from his motorcycle. He was transported to University Hospital by Staff for Life, where he was pronounced dead a short time later. No other vehicles were involved in the accident.

This is troop F's first fatality in March and ninth for the year.