Motorcyclist killed after being thrown from bike on NE Side, police say

Crash occurred just after 1 a.m. in 11900 Crosswinds Way

SAN ANTONIO – A man in his 30s is dead following a motorcycle crash on the city’s Northeast Side overnight, San Antonio police said.

The crash occurred just after 1 a.m. in the 11900 block of Crosswinds Way, not far from Wurzbach Parkway and O’Connor Road.

According to police, the motorcyclist was riding a white and silver Victory motorcycle northbound and failed to negotiate a curve, striking a curb and losing control of the bike.

Police said the motorcyclist flew off the bike, hitting a fire hydrant and landing on the grassy shoulder as the motorcycle kept going for roughly another 40 feet before finally stopping.

Emergency crews responded to the crash, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a helmet for protection, police said.

The San Antonio Police Department, the San Antonio Fire Department and EMS all answered the call.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash, police said.

The name of the man killed hasn’t been released, pending notification to next of kin.

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