One dead in motorcycle crash

May 2, 2011 9:37:54 AM PDT
A motorcyclist was killed early Saturday after hitting his head during a crash, police said.

It happened on Houston Ave. at Bayland around 1:20am.

According to Houston police, the motorcycle rider was traveling north on Houston Ave. when he missed a curve in the roadway and lost control.

Both motorcycle and driver went sliding down the road and the motorcycle stopped against a tree.

Police said the man was not wearing a helmet. He was dead by the time emergency officials arrived.

No other vehicles were involved in this accident. Police say the investigation is continuing.