Motorcycle rider dies after crashing into trees, ditch in NW Harris Co.

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A man has died after a motorcycle accident on Telge Road in northwest Harris County

A man has died after crashing his motorcycle into some trees and a ditch in northwest Harris County.

Just before 10pm, Harris County Sheriff's deputies received a call about a motorcycle crash at Spring Cypress and Telge Road.

RAW VIDEO: Investigators at scene of deadly motorcycle wreck
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Raw video shows the scene of a deadly motorcycle wreck in northwest Harris County

Deputies said the driver of the motorcycle went straight through the intersection and landed with his bike in a ditch.

The man was taken by Life Flight to Memorial Hermann Hospital downtown, but did not survive.

At night, the intersection is pretty dark, and the road ends as an entrance to a nearby park.

There is a fence leading into the park area, but the gate is not closed. This is the same gate the motorcyclist went through before the crash.

Eyewitness News photographer Scott Engle says this is an area where accidents regularly occur, and that a lack of signage may be to blame.

A wrecker driver told ABC13 there are as many as four or five wrecks here every week.

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