A motorcyclist was killed in a single-vehicle crash Sunday evening on Route 99, Howard County police reported.
Gary Alan Lynch, 45, of the 1200 block of Adgate Court in Woodbine was driving a 2002 Honda CBR 900 motorcycle west near Alpha Ridge Park. It went off the road and struck a post about 6:16 p.m., according to a police news release.
Lynch and a passenger were taken to Howard County General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Speed and failure to stay within the lane may have been factors in the crash, according to a preliminary investigation, police said.
Police are still looking into the crash.