24-year-old driver of motorcycle killed in crash in Union, Mo.


UNION, Mo. – The Union Police Department is investigating a fatal 2-vehicle crash that happened on West Highway 50 at South Washington Avenue in Union, Missouri at approximately 6 p.m. Friday evening.

Police say a car traveled southbound from a parking lot to turn left onto East Highway 50 when the driver of that vehicle drove into the path of a motorcycle traveling west on Highway 50.

The driver of the motorcycle, 24-year-old Bret Messling of Union, MO, was unable to avoid the car trying to make the left-hand turn and collided with it. Messling was killed in the crash. He was wearing a helmet.

The driver of the car was uninjured.

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