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A 52-year-old Metairie man died Wednesday night in a motorcycle crash on Causeway Boulevard at Airline Drive in Metairie, Louisiana State Police said.

According to State Police, Bryan Russo, 52, was driving a 2002 Honda motorcycle north on Causeway Boulevard and was attempting to merge onto the elevated traffic circle when he lost control. He crossed the travel lane, struck the left curb and guardrail and was ejected.

Russo was transported to a hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

It is uncertain if Russo was impaired. Toxicology tests and an autopsy are pending, State Police said.

Russo was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, which occurred around 10:15 p.m.