COOPER COUNTY - The Missouri State Highway Patrol confirmed Donald Hawkins, 39, of Columbia died in a motorcycle accident on I-70 West Tuesday. The accident happened at about 1:20 p.m near the 112 mile marker.
According to a crash report from the highway patrol, Hawkins' 2008 Harley Davidson entered a curve, travelled off the left side of the road, struck the median and overturned. A doctor pronounced him dead at the scene of the crash.
The Cooper County Incident Page Network said the fire department requested a helicopter for a three vehicle accident. It describes "major CPR" was in progress.
Officials transported Hawkins' body to Davis Funeral Chapel in Boonville, Mo.