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Fairbanks man dies following motorcycle crash near Jakes Corner

Teslin RCMP report a 64-year old Fairbanks, Alaska, man has died as the result of a motorcycle crash near Jakes Corner, Yukon.

Man travelling alone dies after apparently losing control of his motorcycle and crashing into a ditch

Teslin RCMP on scene at a single-vehicle motorcycle crash on Alaska Highway, south of Jakes Corner. (RCMP)

Teslin RCMP report a 64-year old man from Fairbanks, Alaska, has died as the result of a motorcycle crash near Jakes Corner, Yukon.

The accident happened Sunday morning near kilometre 1320 of the Alaska Highway, just south of Jakes Corner. In a press release, the RCMP state the man appeared to have been travelling alone toward Teslin, when he lost control of his motorcycle and slid into a ditch.

RCMP and Yukon Emergency Medical Services responded to the crash following a report. A RCMP collision analyst assisted with scene reconstruction.

No further details were released.