The call came in last night at approximately 11:30 p.m. to the Jefferson City Police Department’s Traffic Unit, regarding a motorcycle accident in the 700 block of Clark Avenue in Jefferson City, Missouri. A report stated two people were involved in a serious motorcycle crash and were lying in the street.
The motorcycle’s driver, Shawn Cochran, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger, Morrigan Carpenter, 31, of Columbia, was found conscious but sustained serious injuries. Morrigan Carpenter was transported to the University Hospital in Columbia, then was reported as being flown to Barnes Hospital, in St. Louis.