Police: Elderly man on motorized scooter struck, killed by minivan in South County

(Credit: KMOV)

A Desoto, Missouri man was killed on his motorcycle in a crash in Jefferson County early Sunday morning.

Missouri State Highway Patrol said Scott Sprinkle, 34, was killed.

The accident happened just after 1 a.m. on Highway 61 north of Front St. in Barnhart, Missouri.

Police said Sprinkle was driving a 2005 Harley Davidson FLHT southbound on the highway when he traveled off the right side of the road. The motorcycle struck several concrete posts and a parked vehicle.

Sprinkle was taken to St. Anthony's Medical Center but was pronounced dead before 2 a.m.

Police said Sprinkle was wearing his seat belt.

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