Authorities are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident which occurred Friday night in Howell.
At approximately 10:27pm, a 23-year-old motorcyclist from Jackson Township was traveling west on Norse Drive when he left the road for an unknown reason and struck a utility pole.
The motorcyclist sustained traumatic injuries, and life savings measures were initiated by first responders. He was transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center, but was pronounced deceased at the hospital.
The crash remains under investigation by the Howell Township Police Department
Any witnesses are asked to call Ptl. Kyle Bush of the Howell Police Traffic Safety Unit at 732-938-4575, ext 2667 or Det. Brian Boryszewski of the Monmouth County Prosecutors Office at 732-431-7160, ext. 4082.