One Dead After Semi Vs. Motorcycle Accident on I-40

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A 36-year-old man is dead after a motorcycle versus semi truck accident on Interstate 40 in Sequoyah County, according to troopers with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

The victim was driving a Kawasaki motorcycle westbound on Interstate 40 when, for an unknown reason, he hit the back of the semi truck trailer Monday evening (June 23), according to authorities.

The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead on scene, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. His name is not being released at this time. Authorities said he was from the Pelham, Alabama area.

As for the driver of the semi, he was wearing his seat belt and was not injured.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation, according to authorities.