ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. ( – One person is dead following an early morning crash in St. Charles County.

St. Charles County crash

Powerhouse Skyzoom4 over a fatal crash on Highway D near Orrwood in St. Charles County Tuesday.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the crash occurred between a motorcycle and a tractor trailer at Highway D between Benne Road and Orrwood Lane near Defiance around 6:10 a.m. Tuesday. According to authorities, the motorcycle was trying to pass a vehicle on a curve when it crashed into the front of the tractor trailer. 

The Missouri State Highway Patrol later identified the deceased motorcycle driver as 64-year-old Robert Hunt, of Washington, Missouri. 

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