Motorcyclist killed in early morning crash

WASHINGTON COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A motorcyclist was killed in an early morning crash in Washington County, Mo.

It happened shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday on Savoy Road, 7/10 of a mile north of Jayhawk Road.

Troopers say Dewayne Bourbon, 31, of Irondale was traveling at a high rate of speed on a 1997 Suzuki motorcycle and failed to negotiate a curve, went off the right side of the road, hit an embankment and overturned.

Bourbon was thrown from the motorcycle. He was pronounced dead at Washington County Hospital at 2:20 a.m.

Troopers say he was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

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