By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 51-year-old man died early Friday morning after crashing his motorcycle into a guardrail in southwest suburban Joliet.

Joliet Police said, around 3:30 a.m., officers responded to a report of a crash on South Chicago Street near Interstate 80.

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A 51-year-old man from Rockdale had been riding a motorcycle north on Chicago Street, when he hit a guardrail near Interstate 80, and was thrown from the bike.

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The man, whose name has not been released, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The cause of the crash is under investigation.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff