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Crash Reports Aug. 26

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Sedalia man killed in Pettis motorcycle accident

Michael L. Shepherd, 42, of Sedalia, was killed at 9:35 p.m. Tuesday in a Pettis County accident.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Shepherd was driving west on Maltsbarger Road west of U.S. 65 on a 2009 Harley-Davidson when he failed to negotiate a curve, traveled off the right side of the roadway into a ditch, and hit a fence post.

Shepherd was pronounced dead by Dr. Kondur at Bothwell Regional Health Center and released to the Pettis County coroner. It is unknown if he was wearing a helmet.

Marshall man hurt in Saline accident

Larry P. Aulgur, 73, of Marshall, received minor injuries at 11:05 a.m. in a Saline County accident.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Aulgur was driving west on state Route 240 in a 2016 Ram 1500 when he suffered a medical condition, traveled off the right side of the roadway, struck a fence and a utility pole guidewire. The vehicle then traveled through a cornfield into a ditch.

Aulgur, who was wearing a seat belt, was transported by Slater Ambulance District to Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall.

Information is taken from preliminary Missouri State Highway Patrol reports, which do not necessarily contain statements from all parties involved.

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