Motorcyclist killed in evening crash

Tower Fatal Motorcycle Crash

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Police say a motorcyclist was killed after a single-vehicle crash in southwest Albuquerque Monday.

According to APD, the motorcyclist was driving east on Tower on the south side shoulder when his motorcycle struck the raised curb. The man was thrown from the motorcycle and suffered severe head trauma. He was later pronounced dead at a hospital.

Officials say he was not wearing a helmet.

The identity of the motorcyclist has not been released at this time.

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