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Mulberry Grove man killed on motorcycle

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 12:29:16 CDT

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help in locating a tow truck that was involved in a fatal motorcycle crash east of Van Burensburg on Burg road north of Route 185 on Sunday evening.

59 year old Ricky L Wyant of Mulberry Grove was killed when he laid his bike down to avoid a tow truck that was traveling across the center line. Montgomery County coroner Rick Broaddus pronounced Wyant dead at the scene.

Wyant was the only passenger on his bike and was riding alongside another motorcycle when the accident occurred. 36 year old Dustin Wyant and 32 year old Shalet Wyant, both of Fillmore, were on the other bike. Shalet Wyant was transported by ambulance to Hillsboro Area Hospital and Dustin Wyant was treated at the scene and released.

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on the tow truck involved. It is a black, roll back tow truck with orange and yellow writing.

Anyone with information is asked to e-mail crimestoppers at or 1-800-352-0136. Contact the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office at 217-532-9511.


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