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ST. LOUIS – A man involved in a motorcycle accident last week has died.

Mark Pikesley, 46, of Golden Eagle, Ill. was riding south on Interstate 55 shortly before 10 p.m. Wednesday, March 12 when he lost control of his motorcycle after driving over an expansion joint.

Police say Pikesley hit the right rear corner of a trailer attached to a vehicle driven by a 32-year-old man.

Pikesley's motorcycle slid down the highway before stopping. He was taken to an area hospital in critical and unstable condition. He died Tuesday morning.

Nobody else was injured in the accident.

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