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PD: Motorcyclist dead after striking telephone pole on River Road

PD: Motorcyclist dead after striking telephone pole on River Road
Posted at 11:06 PM, Jun 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-11 08:38:36-04

CINCINNATI — A motorcyclist is dead after crashing on River Road in Sedamsville late Friday night, police said.

According to Cincinnati Police Lt. Jim Gramke, the motorcyclist -- identified as Martin Allen Noel, Jr. -- lost control of the vehicle along the 2700 block of River Road near Galvin Lane.

Noel was operating a 2008 Suzuki GSXR motorcycle when he struck a telephone pole, police said. Speed and impairment are not considered to be factors in the crash.

The operator was pronounced dead at the scene, Gramke said.

The Cincinnati Police Traffic Unit reported to the scene to investigate after police shut down the road.

No other vehicles or individuals were involved in the crash, Gramke said.