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Published August 04, 2012, 04:47 PM

26 year old Fargo man dies in motorcycle crash

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) -- We start with a tragic accident this afternoon in Fargo -- a 26 year old man is dead after crashing his motorcycle in a light pole.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) -- We start with a tragic accident this afternoon in Fargo -- a 26 year old man is dead after crashing his motorcycle in a light pole.

This is the scene in the 15-hundred block of 34th avenue south. The accident happened around 1:30. Police say they still don't know what caused the man to run into the light pole, but say he wasn't wearing a helmet.

One witness estimated the man's speed at around 80 miles per hour. Those who saw the crash tried to save the victims life.

Sgt. Ryan Dorrheim with the Fargo Police says, "initial reports from our dispatcher indicated that cpr was in progress if that was from one of the witnesses or if it was someone else who was involved in this some life saving efforts were made."

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