Howard County police are investigating a fatal collision involving a motorcycle that occurred overnight in Sykesville.

Before 11:25 p.m. Saturday, a 2009 Harley Davidson was traveling southwest on Forsythe Road south of West Friendship Road when, for an unknown reason, the operator lost control and left the road. The operator and sole occupant, Clyde Frank Gibson, 41, of Woodbine, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation into the cause of the collision is ongoing. Forsythe Road was closed for approximately three hours overnight.


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