Man, 21, killed in St. Louis County motorcycle crash -

Man, 21, killed in St. Louis County motorcycle crash

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The St. Louis County coroner has identified a 21-year-old man who died Wednesday evening a two vehicle crash involving a motorcycle and a pick-up truck in Overland.

Police say Shawn Ricks, 21, of Florissant, was traveling westbound on Midland Boulevard when a pick-up truck was attempting to turn onto Midland around 11 p.m. Wednesday. The Suzuki motorcycle struck the driver’s side of the Chevrolet pick-up truck causing Ricks to lose control, according to police.

Ricks was transported to a local hospital for treatment but was pronounced deceased shortly after arriving.

The 71-year-old driver of the pick up truck was uninjured.

The incident is under investigation by the St. Louis County Police Department’s Bureau of Crimes Against Persons and Accident Reconstruction Unit.

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