18-year-old Jackson man killed in Cape Girardeau crash

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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KBSI) – An 18-year-old Jackson man died in a crash in Cape Girardeau on Aug. 8.

Cape Girardeau Police were called to a crash in the 800 block of South Kingshighway around 6:30 p.m.

A motorcycle that was traveling south on Kingshighway collided with a pickup truck that was turning north onto Kingshighway from Gerhardt Street, according to the Cape Girardeau Police Department.

The driver of the motorcycle, and 18-year-old Jackson man, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the truck, a 65-year-old Cape Girardeau man, was uninjured.

Both lanes of Kingshighway were temporarily closed while officers conducted an investigation.

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