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HARRIS COUNTY, Texas - Deputies said a motorcycle rider lost control of his bike at a high rate of speed and was killed in a crash in Channelview late Tuesday.

It happened around 11 p.m. on Market Street near Bayou Drive, according to the Harris County Sheriff s Office.

Deputies said the biker failed to make a curve in the road and went off an embankment. The rider wasn t wearing a helmet and died after hitting his head on the concrete.

His motorcycle came to a stop in a grassy area.

No other drivers were involved in the crash, deputies said.

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