Woman dies after falling from back of motorcycle in Fenton - KMOV.com

Woman dies after falling from back of motorcycle in Fenton

FENTON, Mo. -- A St. Louis County woman died after falling from the back of a motorcycle.

Police said the accident happened Saturday night on Highway 141. St. Louis County police say the 50-year-old Fenton woman was on the back of a motorcycle driven by her husband, who swerved to avoid a merging car.

The swerve caused the motorcycle to fish-tail. The woman, identified as 50-year-old Tamia Ward, was thrown into another lane, where she was struck by a car.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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