LINCOLN COUNTY, Mo. – A Lincoln County man died after crashing his motorcycle along a rural highway near Troy on Monday evening.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s crash report, the crash happened around 8 p.m. on East State Highway U, just east of Highway J, approximately four miles south of Troy.

The highway patrol said Michael Milberg was traveling east on a 2005 Buell XB12R when he lost control of the bike and traveled off the left side of the roadway. Milberg was ejected from the motorcycle.

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The Lincoln County Coroner’s Office declared Milberg dead just before 8:15 p.m. Milberg was 40.

Milberg was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, the highway patrol said.