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Motorcyclist dies in crash in Fort Wayne

A photo of an ambulance. (WISH Photo)

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WISH) — A motorcyclist has died in a fatal crash Tuesday near the intersection of West Jefferson and Catalpa streets in Fort Wayne, according to police.

At 7:10 p.m. Tuesday, police responded to a personal injury crash involving a motorcyclist. Officers arrived to find a man unresponsive on the side of the road.

Paramedics provided aid before taking the man to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. The man died shorty after arriving to the hospital. Police have not yet revealed his identity.

Witnesses told investigators that the motorcycle was speeding and eastbound on Jefferson before losing control and crashing into a guard rail. The man was alone and wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

Eastbound Jefferson at Freeman Street has reopened after being closed so police could investigate.