Motorcyclist Killed in Arlington Crash

A person riding a motorcycle was killed in a crash while trying to pass a slower vehicle Tuesday evening, Arlington police say.[[420489073,R]]

According to police, officers were called to investigate the crash in the 4600 block of West Sublett Road at about 7:17 p.m.

Investigators believed the motorcycle rider was heading east and attempted to pass another vehicle before losing control of the bike, striking a curb. The rider was ejected and struck a pole near the roadway, police said.

The rider was pronounced deceased at the scene. Police indicated the rider may have been speeding.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office will release the identity of the deceased once next of kin notifications have been made.

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