Motorcycle Wreck Injures Mineral Point Men

(Washington County, MO) Two men from Mineral point, 41 year old Jeremiah A. Fague and 39 year old Johnathon A. Jacobs, are suffering moderate injuries after they were involved in a wreck between a motorcycle and a pick up Friday afternoon in St. Francois County. According to Highway Patrol reports Fague was driving the motorcycle west on Highway 8, at 5 pm, at Harmon Road, when he attempted to make a U Turn. Fague failed to stop for a pick up, also driven west by 29 year old Justin W. Cook, of Park Hills. The report shows the motorcycle crashed into the rear of the pick up. Fague, and his passengers Jacobs, were taken to Mercy Hospital South at St. Louis. They were not wearing a helmet at the time of the wreck. Cook, who was not injured, was wearing a seat belt when the accident took place.