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      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.

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