Collinsville, IL (KMOX)–A motorcycle crash in the Metro-East claims the life of a Collinsville
man. The Madison County coroner’s office says 27-year-old Derrick Wurth hit a curb
on Vandalia Street in Collinsville, Saturday morning.
Wurth and his passenger, a 27-year-old Kirkwood Missouri woman, were both
thrown from the bike. Wurth died of head injuries.
Authorities say he had given his helmet to his passenger and was not wearing
one when the motorcycle crashed. The passenger’s condition has not been released.