San Francisco Bay area rapper, Mac Dre was killed when a gunman shot into a van in which he was riding on a highway outside of Kansas City, Missouri.

According to police Andre Hicks, 34, known as Mac Dre, was killed about 3:30 a.m. Monday when another vehicle pulled up beside the driver’s side of the van he was in on U.S. 71 and began shooting. Police also say Mac Dre was a member of a gang of robbers.

A reconstruction of the accident scene shows that the van swerved across the highway through oncoming lanes and into a ditch. Hicks was thrown from the van