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Man dies in Muncie motorcycle crash

MUNCIE, Ind. (WISH) — A fatal motorcycle crash is under investigation in Muncie. 

The crash happened on South Liberty Street near 21st Street, where Liberty comes to a dead end ahead of railroad tracks, according to Sgt. Chris Kirby with Muncie Police Department. 

According to witnesses, the crash happened around 1 a.m. Saturday, when the motorcyclist, an adult male, continued past the dead end, over the railroad tracks and a creek, and ended up in some woods. He did not survive the crash, Kirby confirmed.  

Police on Saturday were still investigating the crash. Kirby said speed was probably a factor in the crash and police had not ruled out alcohol. 

The identity of the motorcyclist was not released on Saturday. 

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