A 51-year old Mandan man was killed in a crash early Monday morning, May 9th, after his motorcycle jumped a curb and hit a light pole.

According to WDAY, Duane Buechler was heading westbound on Old Red Trail at approximately 12:45 a.m. when the accident occurred.

Buechler was not wearing a helmet. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation by the North Dakota Highway Patrol. We'll update this story as more information is released.