Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Jefferson City

A 38 year old man is dead, and his passenger is taken by a helicopter to a hospital after a motorcycle accident in Jefferson City.

According to police it happened at the 700 block of Clark Avenue just after 11:30 last (Thursday) night.

Police report that a motor cycle driven by Shawn M. Cochran crossed the center of the road and then went off the east side where it struck a curb, hit a utility pole and road sign, and both Cochran and his passenger 31 year old Morrigan M. Carpenter were ejected.

Cochran was pronounced dead at the scene, Carpenter was taken by helicopter to the University Hospital in Columbia.

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