Missouri man killed in motorcycle crash

Missouri man killed in motorcycle crash

CAULFIELD, MO (KAIT) - A Missouri man died following a motorcycle crash in Howell County.

Travis J. Whitehead, 25, of O'Fallon died as a result of the crash on County Road 7240 off Highway 160 in Caulfield, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The crash happened around 2:15 p.m. Monday.

The investigating trooper states Whitehead was driving a Yamaha motorcycle at a high rate of speed down a gravel road and overturned. He was ejected.

Whitehead was taken to a Springfield hospital where he later died.

He was wearing a helmet according to the MSHP crash report.

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