HOWARD COUNTY — A motorcyclist from Glasgow is dead following in single-vehicle crash in Howard County Saturday.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Michael J. Fummeler, 45, was traveling southbound on MO 3, just south of Route JJ at 7:44 p.m.

Fummeler failed to negotiate a curve, causing the vehicle to travel off the right side of the roadway and strike a utility pole, ejecting him from the motorcycle. The bike then proceeded to run into a fence.

He was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Howard County Coroner. Fummeler was reportedly wearing proper safety equipment at the time of the accident.