NEWS RELEASE: Police investigating fatal dirt bike collision in Dayton

Howard County police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle collision involving a dirt bike in Dayton.

At approximately 7:22 p.m. yesterday, a Yamaha 125L dirt bike was traveling in the 5400 block of Green Bridge Road, a paved access road for Pig Tail Recreation Area, when it left the travel portion of the roadway for an unknown reason and struck a tree.

The operator, Cody Carroll Porter, 21, of Sykesville, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation into the cause of the collision is ongoing.

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I will update the article if/when updates are provided from HCPD.

Here is that area noted in the news release:

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