BOONE COUNTY, Mo. – The Missouri Highway Patrol was sent to a fatal collision between a motorcycle and a pickup in Boone County last night.

The crash report says speed was a factor when  David W. Auxier, 25, of Columbia, rear ended a southbound Chevrolet Colorado driven by  Daysi Hawkins, 25, of Columbia. The crash occurred just before 9:00 p.m., Thursday night, on Route B, South of East Brown Station Road.

Auxier was transported to University Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.