Eagle Rock man dies in I-49 wreck

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

An Eagle Rock man died Sunday in a motorcycle wreck at 7:01 p.m. on Interstate 49, north of Highway 7.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Mitchell Neimann, 58, of Eagle Rock, was driving a 2008 Honda Goldwing northbound on Interstate 49 in Cass County when his vehicle traveled off the left side of the roadway. Neimann overcorrected and returned to the roadway, but overturned and was ejected, coming to rest on the highway.

Neimann was transported by life flight to Belton Regional Medical Center in Belton , where Dr. Spencer Kirk was pronounced him dead at 8:31 p.m.

Neimann was wearing a safety device, and damage to the motorcycle was extensive. This is the 22nd fatal wreck for Troop A of the Highway Patrol.

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