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Motorcyclist Killed in Overnight Accident

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -

A local motorcyclist has died after he crashed his motorcycle into a palm tree.

It happened early Saturday morning on the 1200 block of Ocean Drive. According to police, the man in his 30's was traveling at a high rate of speed. Police say he lost control and struck a palm tree. He was identified by friends as Johnny Contreras.

The victim was wearing a helmet but he was pronounced dead at the scene.