Published 05/18 2014 12:01PM

Updated 05/19 2014 08:47AM

CONWAY, AR -- An Oklahoma man is dead after an accident near Conway Saturday.

James Harwell, 49, of Sallisaw died in the accident.

It happened shortly after 9 on Saturday morning.

According to a preliminary report from the Arkansas State Police, the motorcycle Harwell was driving ran off Interstate 40 and hit a guard cable near mile marker 125.

Harwell was thrown from the vehicle. He died at a Conway hospital.

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