DENNIS, Mass. (AP) — Police say a 21-year-old man has died after he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into the woods in Dennis.

Police say the victim was headed east on Route 6A at about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday when he lost control, crossed into the westbound lane and went onto the woods.

The operator was taken to Cape Cod Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The victim is from Brewster but police did not immediately release his name.

The crash remains under investigation but witnesses told police that speed appears to have been a factor.

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