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20-year-old motorcyclist dies after hitting curb

A 20-year-old motorcyclist died Sunday morning after hitting a curb.

Around 5:22 a.m., the Metropolitan Police Department said the man was approaching a curve in the road on North Maryland Parkway south of East Bonanza Road when he struck a curb.

He was ejected from the bike, and pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the man was traveling at a high rate of speed before the crash, according to evidence at the scene and witness statements.

His death marks the 30th traffic-related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction in 2024.

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