(Desloge) A 72 year old man from Desloge is dead following a two vehicle traffic accident last night on Highway Y in St. Francois County.

The highway patrol says David Denoyer of French Village was trying to make a left turn when he traveled into the path of a motorcycle being driven by Michael Shaw.

Shaw was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, which occurred just after six o’clock last night.

Denoyer wasn’t injured.