Motorcyclist Dies in Ocean City Crash

May 20, 2016

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OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) - Ocean City Police say a motorcycle operator was killed when his vehicle crashed into a pickup truck on Coastal Highway.

Department spokeswoman Lindsay Richard tells media outlets that the crash occurred just after noon on Thursday. She says authorities saw the motorcycle operator commit traffic violations and tried to conduct a traffic stop.

Police say the motorcyclist sped off, and officers did not pursuit him.

Richard says moments later, the motorcycle crashed with a pickup truck. The motorcyclist, whom police did not identify, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The pickup truck driver was not hurt.