Motorcyclist dies after getting thrown from bike

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A man died after getting thrown from his motorcycle when it started sliding in the road early Saturday morning.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office identified the victim as Edward McCabe, 52, of Baton Rouge.

The crash happened on Tiger Bend Road just before 4 a.m.

Investigators said McCabe was headed toward Hoo Shoo Too Road when his 2001 Yamaha started to skid and slide on the road.

McCabe flew off the bike and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives are awaiting toxicology reports from the coroner.

The accident remains under investigation.

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