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.