One dead after motorcycle crash in Miller County

One man is dead after crashing his motorcycle in Miller County Friday night.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Charles M. Holder, 46, of Eldon was riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle on Route W north of Greer road around 10:35 p.m. when he traveled off the left side of the roadway.

Holder struck a ditch and a utility pole before his motorcycle came to rest after crashing through a fence post and a gate.

Holder was pronounced dead by the Miller County Coroner. His body was taken to Phillips Funeral Home.

This is Troop F's third fatality for the month of June, and the 27th for 2014.