Man skids 150 ft to his death after motorcycle crash in north Harris Co.

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas -- A speeding motorcyclist lost control, skidding to his death, in north Harris County early Wednesday.

Deputies said just after midnight, the rider was speeding down Holzwarth when he lost control at the curve.

He wasn't wearing a helmet at the time and suffered a severe head injury, causing him to die at the scene. The victim was in his 20s.

The motorcycle belonged to the victim's friend, who arrived at the scene shortly after.