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Fatal motorcycle accident in Bryan

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BRYAN-  A fatal accident involving a motorcycle and semi truck kills one person in Bryan.

The accident happened Sunday around 3:31 a.m. in the 600 block of N. Earl Rudder Freeway just south of Briarcrest Drive.

Bryan Police say 31 year old Michael Daniell was riding his motorcycle northbound on Highway 6 when he hit the rear of a semi's trailer that was also traveling northbound.

Daniell from Bryan was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say a major factor in the accident could have been the high rate of speed Daniell was traveling at.

Highway 6 northbound was closed for approximately 5 hours during the investigation. 

There were no other vehicles or passengers involved in the accident.