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Lincoln County, Mo. - A Troy man is dead after a Thursday night crash.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at around 7:30 p.m., a 2012 Ford Econoline driven by 24-year-old Tyler Brown, of St. Louis, made a left turn into the path of a 2000 Harley-Davidson, whose rider was Jeffrey Hamlett, 54, of Troy.

The van struck the motorcycle, ejecting Hamlett. Hamlett was pronounced dead at the scene at around 8 p.m. by Lincoln County Ambulance District personnel, and taken to McCoy-Blossom Funeral Home by the Lincoln County Coroner's Office.

Brown was wearing a safety device at the time of the crash. Hamlett was not wearing a safety device.

Per MHSP policy, the cause of the crash is under investigation.