The Howell Township Traffic Safety Unit is investigating a fatal single vehicle crash which occurred early Sunday morning.
At approximately 12:37am, a motorcycle crash was located by an on-duty Howell Township Police Officer. A 40-year-old motorcyclist from Jackson Township was pronounced deceased as a result of the crash which involved the motorcycle colliding with a utility pole.
Subsequent to the on-scene investigation, it was determined that the motorcyclist was travelling Southbound on Manassa Road and ran off the roadway to the right for an unknown reason.
Upon running off of the roadway, the motorcycle collided with the utility pole.
The crash remains under investigation by the Howell Township Police Department.
Any witnesses are asked to call Ptl. Daniel Scherbinski of the Howell Township Police Traffic Safety Unit at 732-938-4575, ext 2663.