Around the area: Motorcyclist falls from bridge
A 24-year-old man was killed after being thrown from the motorcycle
he was driving and falling from a Houston ship channel bridge Friday
The man, whose identity has not been released, lost control of his
black and red Yamaha YZF in the 2300 block of S Sgt Macario Garcia Drive
about 10:10 p.m.
He struck a concrete barrier and was thrown from the bike, said Houston police spokesman John Cannon. The man went over the barricade and off an overpass falling about 30 feet. He died at the scene.