Two Flora residents were killed in a motorcycle accident in northeast Missouri over the weekend.
The accident happened just before noon Sunday on Route W in Pike County, killing 62-year-old Bruce Pittman and his 54-year-old passenger, Karen Halsey, both of Flora. Halsey was Flora’s City Clerk.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the motorcycle went off the side of the road and down an embankment, striking a tree and ejecting both riders.
Halsey was pronounced dead at the scene. Pittman was flown to a hospital in St. Louis and died a short time late