Missouri Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash
Chester– A Missouri man is dead after a motorcycle crash that took place Friday morning on Interstate 49 near Chester.
The victim has been identified as Brian Gustin, 52, of Aurora, Missouri. He was driving a 2023 Harley Davidson motorcycle southbound on I-49 near Exit 34 when he experienced an “unknown medical condition and lost consciousness,” according to a crash report.
The motorcycle traveled off the right shoulder and struck several small trees as it rolled into a concrete ditch. The driver and passenger were ejected as the motorcycle landed in a steep embankment.
The motorcycle rolled for a total of 758 feet from the time it left the roadway to its final rest, according to the report.
Gustin died at the scene and a female passenger was taken to Fort Smith hospital with unknown injuries.
The crash is still under investigation.