A man died after he was thrown off of his motorcycle on Hwy. 59 in Texarkana, Texas, early Friday morning.

Kevin Butts, 40, of Hooks, Texas, suffered severe injuries after his motorcycle ran into a concrete barrier wall.

He was pronounced dead at Christus St. Michael Hospital.

According to Texarkana Police, Butts was riding his Yamaha V-Star at about 3:15 a.m. He had just left the I-30 westbound exit and was heading south on Hwy. 59 when the incident happened.

He was not wearing a helmet.

No other vehicles were involved in the accident.

It was reported that speed was a factor in the fatal crash.