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21-year-old killed in dirt bike accident in Howard County

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Posted at 12:04 PM, Jul 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-19 12:04:53-04

HOWARD COUNTY — Howard County police are investigating a deadly single-vehicle collision involving a dirt bike in Dayton.

At about 7:22 p.m. on Saturday, a Yamaha 125L dirt bike was traveling in the 5400 block of Green Bridge Road, a paved access road for Pig Tail Recreation Area, when it left the roadway for an unknown reason and hit a tree.

The operator, Cody Carroll Porter, 21, of Sykesville, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation into the cause of the collision is ongoing.