Fatal Motorcycle Wreck Jefferson County

(Jefferson County, MO.) A Byrnes Mill man is dead after a fatal motorcycle accident that took place just after 1 a.m. Sunday in Jefferson County. According to Highway Patrol records 47 year old John R. Smith was riding his motorcycle east on Highway 30, west of Old Gravois Road, when he lost control of the Bike. It ran off the right side of the road and Smith was thrown off. Even though he was wearing his helmet we was pronounced dead at the scene.