Cassville man dead after motorcycle wreck

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

60-year-old man lost control of bike while passing another vehicle

A Cassville man died over the weekend on Hwy. 112, three miles south of Cassville.

Mickey Austin, 60, of Cassville, was traveling northbound on Hwy. 112 on a 2007 Harley-Davidson Motorcycle when his vehicle lost control while passing another vehicle, leaving the roadway and ejecting Austin.

Austin was transported to Cox South Hospital in Springfield, where he was pronounced dead by Dr. John Trombold at 2:35 p.m.

The fatal accident is No. 54 for Troop D of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, which covers 18 southwest Missouri counties, including Barry County.

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