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Motorcyclist identified in fatal crash on Abercorn

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

The motorcyclist involved in a fatal accident on Abercorn Street early Saturday morning has been identified.

The Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) of the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department identified the motorcyclist as Tory Alexander Williams, 18, of New York.

Williams, who attended college in Savannah, lost control of his black 2003 Yamaha motorcycle near his apartment in the 10,000th block of Abercorn Street around 4 a.m.

Officials say Williams was traveling eastbound on Abercorn at a high rate of speed and lost control while entering a curve and crashed into a tree in the median.

Williams was declared dead on the scene.

The Major Accident Investigation Team is still investigating the crash.

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