NEWTON COUNTY, Mo. — Shortly after 5:00 PM Wednesday evening EMS and Seneca Area Fire Protection District were called to reports of a serious crash between a motorcycle and pickup on MO-86, north of Racine, Missouri.
Now confirmed as a fatality crash. Next of kin was notified according to the patrol so details of the crash have now been released Wednesday evening.
The deceased is now identified as a Granby man, 28-year-old, Cody O’Neill. He was traveling north on Hwy 86 operating a 2018 Honda. He was wearing his helmet.
“Crash occurred as [motorcycle] crossed the center line and struck [pickup] at an angle. Subject was pronounced at the scene by Newton County Coroner.”Trooper K.L.Knight #658
Traveling south on Hwy 86, 50-year-old, Seneca man, Ryan James, driving a 2017 GMC pickup. James was not injured in the crash. He was wearing his seatbelt. He was also pulling a flatbed trailer.
The crash occurred on Hwy 86 in a series of curves two miles north of Racine and 1/4 mile south of BB/Iris Road.
Poore’s Wrecker of Neosho removed the vehicles from the crash scene.