Highway Patrol investigating fatal motorcycle crash on I-70


ST. LOUIS – The Missouri State Highway Patrol has taken over the investigation of a fatal motorcycle accident that occurred Saturday night just before 9 p.m. at St. Louis Avenue and I-70.

The St. Louis Police Department said 55-year-old Jimmie Watkins hit the back of a MoDOT truck that was clearing a mattress off the interstate.

Watkins was taken to the hospital, but later died from his injuries.

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