MO man dead following motorcycle crash

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KAIT) – A Missouri man who crashed his motorcycle earlier this week has died.

Robert J. Cooper, 57, of Poplar Bluff was driving his motorcycle east on Route PP near Poplar Bluff Sunday afternoon when the crash happened. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, the motorcycle Cooper was driving went off the road and struck a road sign.

Cooper was taken to a St. Louis hospital where he was pronounced dead Tuesday morning.

He was wearing a helmet according to the MSHP crash report.

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