COOPER COUNTY, Mo. — A crash in Cooper County Sunday evening killed a driver from Kansas City.

The Highway Patrol was called to Interstate 70 eastbound at the 113 mile marker, just east of Boonville at 7:50 p.m. Sunday to reports of a crash involving a motorcycle.

The report indicates Anthony D. Martin, 52 was traveling east on I-70 when he attempted to apply the brakes on his motorcycle, causing him to run off the right side of the road and hit the guardrail.

The bike then returned to the interstate, ejecting Martin in the process.

Martin, who according to the report was wearing a helmet, was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after 8:00 p.m. Sunday.