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MOTORCYCLE CRASH WITH FATALITY REPORTED: UPDATE

Posted by on Saturday, April 6th, 2013 @ 8:41 pm.

NOTE: Confirmation of names was received this morning, 04.08.13; the update merely inserts the names and ages.

JACKSON CO.—Sources in Jackson County are reporting that there’s been a motorcycle crash near Giant City Park.

Those working the accident learned that it was reported the cycle was going too fast on a curve and went over an embankment. The accident is reported to have occurred around 8 p.m.

The male cyclist, James Greenwood, 36, has been confirmed by authorities as dead upon arrival at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. The female on the cycle, Greenwood’s fiancé Shelly Dwyer, also 36, was reported as being lifeflighted from MHC to St. Louis University Hospital with severe injuries.

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2 Comments for “MOTORCYCLE CRASH WITH FATALITY REPORTED: UPDATE”

  1. Dennis J. Bridwell

    I have ridden that road, there are many tight curves. Even an experienced rider should ride it under the speed limit.

  2. crazypants

    Agreed. It’s a very bad road; especially for one who doesn’t know it well.

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