Motorcyclist killed in southwest Houston crash

By Aaron Barker - Senior Digital Editor

HOUSTON - A motorcyclist was killed in a crash Wednesday in southwest Houston, according to police.

The crash was reported at 7:27 a.m. on Bellfort Avenue near Buffalo Speedway.

Houston police said that a school bus driver had just retracted the vehicle's stop sign when the motorcycle drove around it, hit a curb and crashed. 

The 82-year-old motorcycle driver fell off the bike, and died while being taken to a nearby hospital, police said.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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