Carter County

Man dies after motorized bicycle crash in Elizabethton

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. - A man is dead after falling onto railroad tracks in Elizabethton, Tennessee.

According to the Elizabethton Police Department it happened Saturday just before 1 p.m. on the Highway 67 bridge near G Street in Elizabethton.

We're told the victim was riding his motorized bicycle when he lost control and hit a guardrail, sending the rider over the guardrail onto a railroad bed. It's believed the motorcycle was the only vehicle involved and drugs and alcohol did not contribute to the crash.

The victim's name is not being released at this time.

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