Man dies in motorcycle crash in Hermitage

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HERMITAGE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man died after crashing his motorcycle in Hermitage Wednesday night.

The crash happened around 11:30 p.m. on Tulip Grove Road, just north of the Chandler Road intersection.

According to Metro police, the man, now identified as Gary Belcher, was driving south when he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed.

The 51-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Metro police said the preliminary investigation indicates speed may have been a factor in the crash.