St. Jacob Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash Tuesday Night

Madison County Coroner Stephen P. Nonn and the Madison County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the death of a St. Jacob man who died following a motorcycle crash Tuesday night.

According to Coroner Nonn, 40 year old Michael D. Harris, of St. Elmo, appeared to have been travelling eastbound on Schmalz Road, near Schlaefer Road, in rural St. Jacob when he lost control of his 2012 Harley-Davidson Road King motorcycle. There were no witnesses to the crash. He was discovered by another motorist who notified the Madison County Sheriff’s Department at 11:17 p.m. Tuesday.

Michael D. Harris was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials say Harris was found wearing a helmet.

Funeral arrangements for 40 year old Michael D. Harris are being handled by Richeson Funeral Home in Troy.

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