Moundville man killed in crash Wednesday

Friday, April 15, 2011

A 20-year-old Moundville man was killed in a crash that took place at 1:20 p.m, April 13, on Highway 43, one mile north of Airport Drive in Jasper County.

According to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Cody A. Jenkins was riding a 2007 Kawasaki motorcycle northbound on Highway 43 and came upon a 1995 Ford dump truck, driven by a 39-year-old Webb city man. The report said the dump truck slowed to make a left turn and was struck in the rear by the motorcycle.

The report said Jenkins was pronounced dead at the scene by Jasper County Coronor Randy Nace. As required by state law, the surviving driver was tested for alcohol.

The dump truck driver was uninjured in the crash.

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