Fatal accident in Miller County kills motorcycle driver
NEW BLOOMFIELD —
A car accident on Highway D in Kaiser on Friday left a motorcycle totaled and the driver dead.
Robert Byrd was headed westbound in his Ford F-650 pick-up truck when he collided with 53-year-old motorcycle driver Lester Hutcherson.
Byrd was attempting to make a left turn and failed to yield. As he was turning, Hutcherson struck Byrd on his front passenger side.
Hutcherson was pronounced dead at the scene by the Miller County Coroner at 12:30 p.m.
This is Troop F's seventh fatality for Sept. and the 40th for the year, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report.
MSHP would like to remind drivers to check twice for motorcycles.