Police: Speed may have played role in deadly cycle wreck

Authorities say speed was a factor in the fatal motorcycle crash in west Houston.

August 17, 2011 5:37:44 AM PDT
Authorities say speed may have played a role in a deadly accident involving a motorcycle.

Witnesses say a motorcycle rider was speeding on the Katy Freeway near Durham when he lost control of the bike and went down. Both the rider and his motorcycle skidded down the road for at least 100 yards.

The man died at the scene. Police say he wasn't wearing a helmet.