A Garden City man was killed in a motorcycle accident that occurred Tuesday afternoon in Henry County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a westbound Harley-Davidson was on Route M at Missouri 13 when the driver swerved to avoid a vehicle pulling out of a private drive.

The motorcyclist overcorrected, causing the Harley to run off the roadway. 51-year-old Robert L. Strothheide was pronounced dead at at the scene by Henry County Deputy Coroner Dain Sisk just before 4 p.m.

Randy Kirby