A man riding a motorcycle died shortly after midnight when he ran into the back of a dump truck, police say.

Robert McCarthy was driving west on I-285 at a high rate of speed and his motorcycle burst into flames at impact, Officer Trey Nelson, a spokesman for Dunwoody police, said in a press release.

McCarthy was pronounced deceased at the scene.

This investigation is still ongoing. Anyone with information pertaining to this motor vehicle accident is asked to contact Officer Chris Forman with the Dunwoody Police Department at 678-382-6900.

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