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Guyton man dies after motorcycle crash

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A Guyton man has died after his motorcycle crashed on an I-516 exit ramp. A Guyton man has died after his motorcycle crashed on an I-516 exit ramp.
CHATHAM CO., GA (WTOC) -

A 31-year-old motorcyclist died Wednesday morning after losing control on an exit ramp. 

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police said James Ernest Banks, of Guyton, was riding blue and silver 2003 Suzuki motorcycle northbound on Interstate 516 and turned right onto the exit ramp to Interstate 16. 

Police said he lost control at about 7:32 a.m. while in a curve on the exit ramp and hit a guardrail on the north side of the ramp.

Banks was found down the embankment and the motorcycle came to rest on the south side of the exit ramp, according to SCMPD. He was taken to Memorial University Medical Center where he died.

SCMPD's Major Accident Investigation Team continue to investigate.

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