Motorcycle driver killed during midday wreck

Motorcycle rider thrown from vehicle while exiting the freeway

December 14, 2010 9:47:35 AM PST
A motorcycle driver has reportedly been killed during a midday accident on Highway 290. The driver was traveling inbound and tried to exit the freeway at Barker-Cypress when he struck a curb, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office. He was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene.

The exit ramp was closed to traffic during the investigation, but freeway traffic was not impacted.

The victim has not been identified.