Woman Dies After Falling from Back of Motorcycle

6 years 3 weeks 1 day ago Monday, September 24 2012 Sep 24, 2012 Monday, September 24, 2012 6:51:01 AM CDT September 24, 2012 in News
By: Associated Press

FENTON, Mo. (AP) - A St. Louis County woman is dead after falling from the back of a motorcycle.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the accident happened Saturday night on Highway 141. St. Louis County police say the 50-year-old Fenton woman was on the back of a motorcycle driven by her husband, who swerved to avoid a merging car.

The swerve caused the motorcycle to fish-tail, throwing the woman into another lane, where she was struck by a car.

The victim's name has not been released.

 

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