Fatal motorcycle crash temporarily closes Bismarck's River Road

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BISMARCK, N.D. - A 19-year-old man is dead after a motorcycle crash on Bismarck's River Road this evening.

Burleigh county deputies say the crash happened at about 6:45 p.m when the man lost control of his motorcycle and went off the road. It happened about a half mile north of Pioneer Park.

The man was taken by ambulance to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. His name has not yet been released. The investigation is still ongoing.

River Road is now open to traffic, it was shut down for nearly an hour while deputies investigated the crash.