- Associated Press - Saturday, August 15, 2015

DALLAS (AP) - Dallas police say a motorcyclist has been killed when he fell from atop an elevated section of Interstate 45 while trying to avoid an accident.

Senior Cpl. Demarquis Black says the rider was dead at the scene Saturday morning near downtown Dallas.

Police say the rider was trying to avoid an accident when he lost control of his motorcycle and fell off I-45 onto traffic below on Live Oak Street.

Police did not immediately say how far the victim fell or details on why he apparently swerved his bike. His name wasn’t immediately released.

Further details weren’t immediately available.

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