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POCATELLO - Idaho Falls police say a 39-year-old man died when he lost control of his motorcycle and struck a pole.

Bonneville County Coroner Rick Taylor says Preston Dixson died of multiple traumatic injuries to his body after the Thursday evening crash.

Idaho Falls officers say Dixson's 32-year-old passenger was transported to a hospital for treatment for unspecified injuries.

They say neither was wearing a helmet and speed was a factor in the accident.

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