SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A 32-year-old Sacramento man was killed in a motorcycle crash in south Sacramento Tuesday night, authorities say.

According to California Highway Patrol, the crash happened just after 8 p.m. near 45th Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

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It appears the motorcyclist was heading northbound on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard when, for an unknown reason, he left the east roadside edge and went up onto a concrete curb. The rider then crashed into a pole and was ejected.

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Medics pronounced the rider dead at the scene, CHP says.

The name of the rider has not been released at this point.

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Officers are continuing to investigate the crash.