MIAMI (CBSMiami) – An accident in Miami has claimed the life of a man who was riding a motorcycle on Sunday.

The Florida Highway Patrol said around 2:00 p.m. the man was riding on Ives Dairy Road and NE 10th ave. when he lost control of his motorcycle, hit the sidewalk and slammed into a light pole which sent it toppling to the ground.

The man, who was thrown from the bike, died on the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.