Columbia man dies in Route B motorcycle crash

Posted on 14 September 2018 at 5:24am
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COLUMBIA - A Columbia man was killed in a motorcycle crash Thursday night on Route B south of East Brown Station Road. 

David Auxier, 25, was speeding on a motorcycle southbound on Route B around 8:50 p.m. Thursday. He attempted to avoid the pickup truck of Daysi Hawkins, 25, of Columbia, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report. Auxier lost control of the motorcycle and hit the truck.

Auxier was rushed to University Hospital and was pronounced dead at 10:18 p.m., according to the report. Hawkins was driven from the scene without any injuries.

This was the second traffic fatality for MSHP Troop F in September and the 49th of the year.