Motorcycle involved fatal crash ties up traffic in Palm Bay

(WJZ via CNN)

PALM BAY, Fla. – Palm Bay Police are investigating a traffic fatality involving a motorcycle early Tuesday.

The crash happened in the northbound lanes of U.S. 1. Several lanes along Spence Drive and U.S. 1 are blocked.  The southbound lanes of  U.S. 1 remains open, News 6 partner Florida Today reports.

Motorists are urged to avoid the area and use Lipscomb Road and Babcock Street as alternate routes.

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