Off-Duty Lincoln County Deputy Dies After Being Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver

An off-duty Lincoln County deputy is dead after his motorcycle was hit by a man suspected of drunk-driving on Saturday night.

According to authorities 60-year-old Steven Tucker of Troy was off-duty riding his Harley Davidson on a two-lane when a car crossed the center line and struck the motorcycle head-on.

Tucker joined the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office earlier this year.

The 35-year-old driver of the car was taken to the hospital with serious injuries and an investigation is underway by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

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