Motorcyclist killed after being thrown off overpass

August 21, 2011 7:37:42 PM PDT
A motorcyclist was killed Sunday evening when he was ejected and thrown off an overpass nearf downtown Houston, officials said.

According to police, a man was riding a motorcycle on the Interstate 10 westbound ramp to I-45.

He was somehow thrown from the bike and his body ended up on Travis St.

Traffic was blocked at the entrance ramp to I-45 at Travis while police were on scene.

The victim's identity has not been released. No one else was injured.