LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. – An Oak Grove rider totaled his Harley Davidson Electra Glide, when he crashed in Lafayette County Thursday afternoon.

The Missouri Highway Patrol responded to the crash on Highway D, South of Highway FF around 3:40 p.m. Thursday.

The report says Lonnie Marriott, 69, was southbound when he failed to negotiate a curve, went off the right side of the road and stuck a sign. The bike went through a ditch, ejecting Marriott as it went airborne before striking a tree.

Marriott is in serious condition at Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence.