MORGAN COUNTY, MO. (THECOUNT) — Jacob Albin Martinez, of Versailles, Missouri, has been identified as the victim in a Friday night fatal motorcycle crash in Morgan County.

Martinez, 33, was killed in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash near Versailles late Friday night.


According to reports, Martinez was operating a motorcycle on Highway W near Versailles, when for unknown reasons, the bike crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 11:30 p.m. Friday. The bike then came into contact with a sign.

Martinez was pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries at the scene.

The cause of the wreck remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Morgan County is a county located in the central portion of the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 20,565. Its county seat is Versailles. The county was organized January 5, 1833 and named for General Daniel Morgan of the American Revolutionary War – Wikipedia.