Police: Motorcyclist crashes, falls to death

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HOUSTON - A motorcyclist crashed his bike into a wall and fell several feet to his death, police said.

The accident happened around 10 p.m. Friday on Staff Sgt. M. Garcia Drive near Avenue West.

Investigators said the rider failed to negotiate a section of the road that curves into a bridge over Buffalo Bayou.

The rider slammed into a retaining, flew off the bike and fell about 40 feet.

The rider died at the scene.

So far, the victim's name hasn't been released.

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