Motorcyclist killed in Friday evening crash

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State Police say a man was killed last night in a two vehicle crash involving a motorcycle.  The crash happened just after 7:00 pm at the intersection of U.S. 90B and Drake Avenue.

Dylan Smith, 21, was traveling westbound on a motorcycle when he accelerated and began speeding. A pickup truck traveling north on Drake Avenue attempted to cross the westbound lanes of U.S. 90B when Smith hit the right side of the truck, ejecting him from the motorcycle.

Smith sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene, he was wearing a helmet. It is unknown whether he was impaired at the time of the crash, toxicology results are pending.

The driver of the pickup truck, Esaw Frazier, 59, was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured in the crash. Police do not believe he was impaired.

The crash remains under investigation.

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