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PD: Motorcyclist dies after crash in Walnut Hills

Posted at 10:07 PM, Sep 24, 2016

CINCINNATI -- A motorcyclist died Saturday night when he lost control of the vehicle and hit a pole and a tree, according to Cincinnati police.

Ladevan Johnson, 43, was pronounced dead at the scene on East McMillan Street near Kenton Street.

Sgt. Michael Machenheimer, a supervisor with the Cincinnati Police Department's Traffic Unit, said it appears Johnson was going too fast.

He also wasn't wearing a helmet, Machenheimer said in a news release.