Wentzville man killed after being thrown from motorcycle

1:37 PM, Aug 4, 2013   |    comments
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LINCOLN COUNTY, Mo. (KSDK) - A Wentzville man died after a motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Daniel Kopp, 51, was traveling southbound on Route J, .2 mile south of Pear Tree Road, at 4:40 p.m. when he left the roadway.

Officials said Kopp, driving a 2002 Yamaha FZ1, failed to make a curve to the left and traveled off the right side of the roadway. Kopp's motorcycle overturned and he was thrown from the bike.

Kopp was taken to the Lincoln County Medical Center by ambulance, but pronounced dead shortly after 6 p.m. by the Lincoln County Coroner.

KSDK

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