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A motorcyclist killed in a crash Sept. 1 on Interstate 70 was identified Monday as a Bel-Nor man.

Police said the victim was Charles Tompkins, 26, of the 1100 block of Knollwood Drive in Bel-Nor.

Tompkins was heading west on I-70 on a 2001 Yamaha motorcycle. Police said he lost control near Salisbury Street at 12:01 a.m. Sept. 1.

The motorcycle hit the guardrail, and Tompkins was thrown into the grass on the side of the highway. Tompkins died at the scene.

Police didn't say whether he was wearing a helmet. 

Kim Bell is a reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.