(KMOV.com) -- A 21-year-old man is dead after a motorcycle crash in Jefferson County on Friday night.
Joshua Taylor, of Dittmer, Mo., was riding near Dutch Creek Rd. and Highway NN around 11 p.m. when his motorcycle left the road and struck a tree. Police say Taylor was thrown from the vehicle.
Emergency staff pronounced him dead at the scene.
Authorities did not say what may have caused the motorcycle to leave the roadway.