Man dies after crashing motorcycle along I-55 near Jefferson County

Man dies after crashing motorcycle along I-55 near Jefferson County

Man dies after crashing motorcycle along I-55 near Jefferson County

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by Elizabeth Eisele/ KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on September 8, 2013 at 6:13 PM

(KMOV.com) -- A motorcycle driver died after crashing along northbound I-55 Saturday night.

Authorities said 51-year-old Scott Portell lost control of his Harley and struck the median barrier.

Police said Portell was pronounced dead at the hospital Sunday morning.

The accident happened around 10:40 p.m. near mile marker 174 in Jefferson County.

Police did not release any other information concerning how the accident happened. 

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