Motorcyclist killed in accident on I-55

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO (KPLR) - The Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reconstruction team is on the scene of a fatal motorcycle accident in Jefferson County.  The accident occurred on I-55 at mile maker 178.

The person driving the motorcycle was killed.

Authorities were in pursuit of the motorcycle at the time of the accident.

It’s unclear what started the pursuit around 6 pm Sunday evening.

The identity of the victim has not been released.