One person was killed in a motorcycle accident on Seawall Boulevard on Tuesday night.
The accident occurred in the westbound lane of the street just west of 39th Street at about 6:50 p.m.
Two motorcycles were traveling down the street at high speeds and moving in and out of traffic at high speeds just before the crash, the Galveston Police Department said.
One motorcycle moved to the north-side parking lane and appeared to strike a curb in the parking lane.
The rider was thrown from his motorcycle and landed in the street.
The curb is part of the city’s Seawall improvement project and the future location of a bus stop. At the time of the crash, there were two orange barrels marking where the curb was located.
The rider was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity was not immediately released
Crash investigators were still at the scene at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Traffic was being diverted down 39th Street as the investigation occurred.