1 killed in motorcycle crash near Gaithersburg

A man is dead after he crashed his motorcycle on a highway near Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Maryland State Police said the single-vehicle crash happened around 7 p.m. on the westbound lanes of Interstate 370 near Route 355 on Thursday.

According to police, 23-year-old Armon Kossari lost control of his motorcycle, which overturned and ejected him into the center median of I-370.

Kossari died at the scene. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash.

Below is the area where it happened.

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