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American tourist dies after slamming headfirst into tree

Cozumel, Q.R.– An American man was killed on Monday afternoon after slamming into a tree at a high rate of speed. The accident was reported to emergency services by Cozumel motorists who saw the man crash.

Witnesses told police that the man was driving at a high rate of speed along the carretera transversal of the island. He was passing vehicles when his tire rubbed against the center median, causing him to lose control of the motorcycle.

He was projected forward where he slammed head first into a tree. The man, identified as Johnathan B from New Jersey, was driving a motorcycle he had rented while visiting the island. He was located by medical personnel laying on the central median of the roadway. He was already deceased.