Motorcyclist Dies in Crash With Horse
A Versailles man was killed in a two-vehicle accident that occurred Saturday afternoon in Moniteau County.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, an eastbound 2013 Harley Davidson Iron 883, driven by 56-year-old Samuel D. Schreck of Versailles, was on Route E, north of Hazel Dell Road at 1:13 p.m., when the motorcycle spooked the horse pulling a westbound buggy driven by 27-year-old Eric J. Nolt of Latham. The horse pulled the buggy into the northbound lane ahead of the Harley. The motorcycle struck the horse and Schreck was ejected.
Schreck was pronounced dead at the scene by Moniteau County Coroner Marty Ramsdell at 1:55 p.m. The body was taken to Meisenheimer Funeral Home.
Moniteau County Deputies assisted the five Troopers.