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Area man dies in motorcycle crash Thursday

Friday, August 26, 2005

LILBOURN -- A New Madrid County man was killed in a motorcycle accident early Thursday.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol at 4:40 a.m. in New Madrid County at Missouri Highway E at Highway D, four miles west of Lilbourn, an accident occurred as southbound motorist Ralph W. Borton, 45, of Catron failed to stop his motorcycle at a stop sign and skidded across Highway D. The motorcycle overturned and ejected Borton. Borton was air evacuated to St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, where he was pronounced dead at 7:19 p.m.