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Motorcyclist Killed in Granite City Accident

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GRANITE CITY, Ill. (KMOX) – A motorcyclist was killed in a 2-vehicle accident around 6 a.m. today at the intersection of Missouri Avenue and Konzen Court.

Early investigation by the Granite City Police Department indicates a motorcycle was traveling South on Missouri Avenue and as it approached the intersection it stuck a tractor trailer that was turning left (North) onto Missouri Avenue.

The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead. He is identified as Jeffrey Pride, 44, of South Roxana.

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