HOUSTON - A man is dead after he crashed his motorcycle late Friday night in north Houston.

Investigators with the Houston Police Department said a group of motorcycles riders were traveling on the North Freeway near West Patton at about 11:15 p.m. when the accident happened.

One of the motorcycle riders lost control of his bike and fell in the middle of the freeway, police said. One of the other riders could not react in time and accidentally ran him over.

The victim died at the scene. Police said he was not wearing a helmet.

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