(CBS DETROIT) – A driver was killed in a crash on I-696 after losing control and being ejected from the motorcycle, according to Michigan State Police.

The incident happened on July 9, at about 10 p.m. on eastbound I-696 near Inkster Road in Farmington Hills.

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Police say the motorcyclist was driving at an excessive speed when they lost control and were ejected from the vehicle, landing in the ditch.

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The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The freeway was closed as police investigated the situation.

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