Sikeston man dead after Saturday motorcycle crash

Monday, December 20, 2010

NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- A Sikeston, Mo. man was pronounced dead Saturday after he struck a tree and was thrown off his Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

Mark Childers, 49, was traveling Scott County Road 241 just south of New Hamburg when he missed a curve and ran off the right side of the road, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The accident occurred around 3 p.m.