A fatal motorcycle crash early Sunday morning in Worcester in under investigation.
Worcester Police responded to a call near 631 Franklin St. around 4:10 a.m. for a report of a single-vehicle crash that has claimed the life of a 23-year-old Worcester man, whose name has not been released.
The preliminary investigation indicates the victim was riding east on Franklin Street when he lost control of his motorcycle and crossed over to the other side of the road, striking a curb and then a small tree and light pole. Police believe the man was killed instantly; he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The collision was called in by a person walking by the scene, who did not witness the crash.