28-year-old man dead after motorcycle crashes into guardrail on I-64

WELDON SPRING, MO (ST. CHARLES COUNTY) – A 28-year-old man was killed in a single-motorcycle crash on I-64 in Weldon Spring early this morning, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The crash happened on westbound I-64 (Highway 61), east of Missouri 94 at 1:43 a.m., when the operator of a 2016 BMW S-1000RR sports motorcycle went off the side of the roadway and crashed into the ground.

The motorcyclist, 28-year-old Silex man Jesse L. Perkins, was ejected from the vehicle. He and the motorcycle collided with the guardrail, and Perkins landed in the grassy median area.

He was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:17 a.m.

No other people were injured in the crash.

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