Motorcyclist dies after losing control in east Houston

A motorcyclist trying to pass a car hit a traffic barricade and went airborne, police say.

January 28, 2013 4:17:38 AM PST
A man is dead after losing control of his motorcycle overnight in east Houston.

HPD says a 41-year-old man was on FM 526 near Highway 90, when he tried to pass a car. He lost control, hit a curb and traffic barricade and was thrown off the motorcycle.

Investigators say he was wearing a helmet.

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