by: Scott McCaulley
A Reeds Spring man has died after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a truck on Keystone Road in Stone County Tuesday afternoon.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the crash occurred around 1:40 pm when the motorcycle driven by 35-year-old Joshua Beasley was traveling southbound in the northbound lane and collided with the truck driven by 33-year-old Samuel Cady of Springfield. Beasley, who was not wearing a Helmet according to the accident report, was pronounced dead at the scene while Cady was not injured but was tested for alcohol as required by law.
This is the 78th Fatality in an accident worked by Troop D of the Missouri Highway Patrol in 2020.