HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Sheriff’s deputies say a motorcyclist on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle hit a curb, resulting in a fatal crash along the E. Sam Houston Parkway.

The crash happened on the northbound frontage road near Wallisville Road before 3 a.m. Thursday.

Sgt. Wolverton with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office says it appears the biker was trying to get on the tollway when he hit a curb between the ramp and the frontage road.

Deputies said the rider was wearing a helmet at the time and suffered a serious head injury.

The rider died as a result of his injuries.