Cops in Monroe Township, Gloucester County, say a motorcyclist from Williamstown was killed in a single-vehicle crash early Thursday morning.

Authorities say 35-year-old James Tomlinson, Jr., was driving a motorcycle on Jackson Road near Whitehall Road in the Victory Lakes section of the township at around 1AM.

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An investigation revealed Tomlinson locked the rear brake on his bike as he approached the intersection and he lost control of it as it began to fall over. Both Tomlinson and the motorcycle slid about 75 feet before hitting a guard rail.

Cops say Tomlimson died at the scene.

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