[UPDATED] Motorcycle fatality crash south of Carthage, I-49 N

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48.6  MM the motorcycle left the roadway and rider was ejected.  The rider was discovered laying in the middle of the east outer road, Grand Ave, by passerby’s.  

The bike lay in the median between I-49 and the east outer road.  

According to our tipster phone call it occurred sometime before 3:30 AM.  

We are not releasing anymore details pending notification of family, except that it was a single occupant rider.  

GOOGLE MAP INCLUDED

The map shows in our video and also in images shows where the bike traveled off the roadway and lay in the median.  It is near where the road curves slightly just south of the cement plant at the Carthage Garrison Exit for El Charro / Carthage Fire Station South.  

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