HOUSTON A 22-year-old man died Saturday afternoon in a motorcycle accident on State Highway 225 near the South Loop in southeast Houston, according to the Houston Police Department.

HPS said the man was traveling at about 4 p.m. on the northbound ramp on Hwy 225 at a high rate speed when he lost control of the bike and hit the right side wall.

The rider then fell off the bike over the railing, police said. He died at the scene of the accident. Eastbound traffic was closed for about two hours until the scene was cleared.

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