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Knox County Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

Knox County, Missouri – Sunday, August 11, 2019 – A Knox County man was killed in a motorcycle crash this morning.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Aaron D. Vansickle, 45, of Hurdland was driving a 2010 Harley Davidson motorcycle southbound on State Route A two miles northwest of Novelty when he collided with a deer at 10:00 a.m. The motorcycle traveled off the east side of the roadway before coming to a rest.

According to a Knox County First Responder, Vansickle was found by two people passing by who alerted the authorities.

Vansickle was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. He was taken to the Hudson Rimer Funeral Home in Edina.

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office, Missouri State Highway Patrol, Novelty/Plevna Volunteer Fire Department, Knox County Ambulance District and Knox County Coroner responded to the call.