Motorcyclist killed in wreck involving Budweiser truck in Metro East

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on May 7, 2014 at 5:27 AM

Updated Wednesday, May 7 at 4:46 PM

(KMOV) – A motorcyclist from South Roxana was killed in a wreck involving a Budweiser semi truck in Granite City Wednesday morning.

According to police, the motorcycle was traveling south on Missouri Ave. near Konzen Ct. around 6 a.m. when it struck and went underneath the truck as it was turning left.

Police say the motorcyclist, identified as 44-year-old Jeffrey Pride, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Missouri Ave. was closed in both directions while crews worked to clear the scene.

The cause of the crash was not immediately known.

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