A motorcycle driver is dead after crashing on the 215 Beltway near Decatur Boulevard on the south end of the valley around 2:22 a.m. Wednesday.
Reports say the motorcyclist was riding recklessly before losing control of the bike and hitting the end of a guardrail.
The driver was pronounced dead after being transported to the hospital.
A southbound lane on the 215 Beltway was closed near Decatur Boulevard for several hours while police investigated the crash. The beltway has since opened up.