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Motorcyclist dies after losing control and hitting light pole in Bel Air

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Posted at 1:14 PM, Aug 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-12 13:14:45-04

BEL AIR, Md. — Maryland State Police are investigating a deadly motorcycle crash that killed a man early Sunday morning.

Police say troopers were called to the reported crash in the area of northbound Route 1 Bel Air Road north of Rock Spring Road just before 2 a.m. At the scene, the driver of the motorcycle, identified as 44-year-old Michael Lynn Maples was pronounced dead.

An investigation into the crash revealed that Maples lost control of the motorcycle before going off the road and hitting a light pole.

This is an ongoing investigation as police learn more on the cause of the crash.