Motorcyclist killed on I-10 identified by police

Traffic

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — A motorcyclist has died following a crash on I-10 East at Copia, according to the El Paso Police Department.

Police identified the motorcyclist as 27-year-old Jontrell Ash Bernard.

According to Special Traffic Investigators, the crash happened Sunday at around 2:26 a.m.

Investigators said that the victim was traveling at a high rate of speed and entered a curved portion of the roadway and was unable to negotiate it.

Bernard struck the center cement barrier and was separated from his motorcycle, investigators said.

Police confirmed that Bernard was wearing a helmet, but died at the scene as a result of his injuries.

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