I-40 cycle crash kills Arkansas man

Posted: April 21, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

A man was killed Wednesday night after his motorcycle veered off Interstate 40 and onto the shoulder, police said.

Marty S. Byers, 57, of Lexa was riding a 2014 Victory motorcycle west on I-40 in Crittenden County at about 7:45 p.m. when the vehicle went off the highway to the right, according to an Arkansas State Police report.

The motorcycle came to a rest on the interstate's right shoulder, according to the report. Byers suffered fatal injuries, authorities said.

The wreck happened near mile marker 283 east of West Memphis.

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No one else was reported injured in the crash. Conditions were listed as clear and dry at the time of the accident.

Metro on 04/21/2017