A Pacific man was killed Sunday, May 13, after a motorcycle crash in St. Louis County.
Phillip D. Hardcastle, 44, was on a 1995 Kawasaki VN750 while westbound on the Interstate 44 business loop east of Hill View Drive near Pacific at 3:45 p.m. when a 2005 Ford Focus driven by Joel D. Schneider, 30, Pacific, turned into the path of the motorcycle, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol preliminary report.
Hardcastle was ejected from the motorcycle. He was pronounced dead by Eureka Fire Protection personnel, the patrol said.
He was wearing a helmet.