Authorities are investigating a Wednesday motorcycle crash on Storrow Drive in Back Bay that claimed the life of a 35-year-old Brighton man.
According to a release from the Suffolk County District Attorney's office, the single-vehicle accident took place on Storrow eastbound near the Bowker Overpass at about 2:50 p.m. Wednesday.
The initial investigation indicated the man lost control of the motorcycle, hit a curb and then a pole. Authorities said he was transported to Brigham and Women's Hospital and later succumbed to his injuries.
The Suffolk County State Police Detective Unit, Massachusetts State Police Troop H investigators, the Crime Scene Services Section and the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section are investigating the crash.