36-year-old Blue Springs man dead after motorcycle crashes into tree

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BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — A Blue Springs man is dead after his motorcycle hit a tree Monday night in Lafayette County, Mo.

Mathew Garrett, 36, was driving north along Route D just north of Oakwood Drive when he traveled off the right side of the road, struck a tree and overturned.

Garrett was ejected from his motorcycle and pronounced dead at the scene.