Motorcyclist killed in Newport, Delaware crash

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A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Newport, Delaware. (WPVI)

State police are investigating a crash in Newport, Delaware that left a motorcyclist dead.

It happened at 6:40 a.m. Monday on southbound Route 141 (West Basin Road) at I-95.

Police tell Action News the operator of the motorcycle, a man in his 20s, rear-ended a car while trying to change lanes.

He was thrown from the motorcycle and suffered serious injuries. He was pronounced dead some time later.

The crash remains under investigation by the Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit.
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