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Frank Carwitz dies after falling ill while riding motorcycle

7:00 AM, Jul 25, 2012   |    comments
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Rural Franklin County (KSDK) -    Missouri Highway Patrol officials say a Sullivan man who was riding his motorcycle along Highway K south of Piney Park in Franklin County Tuesday apparently got fell ill before crashing the motorcycle into a ditch.

Troopers responded to the scene just after 5:00 Tuesday afternoon just south of Plum Ford Road and located 76 year old Frank Carwitz already dead.

Investigators say evidence shows Carwitz was southbound on Highway K; suffered an undisclosed medical emergency, and drove off the right side of the road into the ditch.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:20 p.m. yesterday.

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