SAN ANTONIO -

A motorcyclist died after he crashed into a utility pole and was ejected from his motorcycle late Thursday night.

The crash happened just after 10:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of East Houston Street.

Police said the motorcyclist lost control of the bike for an unknown reason and slammed into the utility pole with his chest.

He was taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center in critical condition and died a short time later. His name has not been released.