Motorcyclist dies in crash on Houston freeway

A motorcyclist died in a crash on a Houston freeway on Saturday August 21st, 2010 at approximately 11:35pm.  Police are reporting that a group of motorcycles was traveling south in the 9700 block of the North Freeway. A 32-year old man riding a Kawasaki motorbike was riding in the back of the group when the group sped up to pass a vehicle. The man lost control and was thrown off his bike: he was transported to Memorial Hermann hospital where he died. The man was wearing a helmet at the time. Read News Channel 2’s report here.