Motorcyclist missing since Sunday found dead this morning

Published 12:44 pm Monday, September 26, 2011

A Vicksburg motorcyclist missing since Sunday was found dead late Monday morning blocks from his home after his bike apparently hit a utility pole and threw him a few feet, Vicksburg police said.

The driver was identified as Jeffery Dryden, 46, 610 Briarfield Drive, said Sgt. Jackie Johnson.

Dryden was found in a ravine off Holly Ridge Drive at about 10:50 a.m. Monday after last being seen by his wife at their home at about 2 p.m. Sunday. Coroner Doug Huskey pronounced Dryded dead at the scene from chest trauma. Both addresses are in Belle Meade Subdivision off Porters Chapel Road.

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