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      Fatal motorcycle accident in Ralls County

      One person is dead after a motorcycle accident in Ralls County, Mo., one mile south of Hannibal Wednesday night.

      According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, a motorcycle driven by Alphonse Berghager, 43, of Hannibal, was headed south on Route O, ran off a curve and overturned several times just after 7 p.m.

      Both Berghager and a 15-year-old passenger were thrown from the motorcycle.

      Berghager was pronounced dead on the scene by the Ralls County Coroner.

      The passenger was taken to Hannibal Regional Hospital with moderate injuries.