BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Pennsylvania man died in a motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon on the Conowingo Dam in Cecil County, Maryland State Police said.

Troopers responded around 2 p.m. to the dam for the single vehicle crash.

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Investigators believe Joseph Branson Bittings, 57, was traveling north on the dam approaching a red light at Susquehanna River Road when he allegedly failed to observe traffic was stopped, police said. Bittings allegedly tried to lay his motorcycle on its side and was ejected.

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Bittings was declared dead on the scene. No other injuries were reported in the crash.

An investigation is ongoing in the crash.

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CBS Baltimore Staff