GASTONIA, N.C. -- A Gastonia man died Saturday night after being ejected from his motorcycle in a single-vehicle crash.

Gastonia Police say 39-year-old Channing Eugene Nicholson was traveling northbound on New Hope Road on his motorcycle when he lost control and struck a curb. Nicholson was ejected from the bike, and his body struck a nearby utility police, police say.

Nicholson was taken to CaroMont Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased as a result of injuries he sustained in the crash.

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