A motorcyclist is dead after he was thrown 20 feet off the US 281 bridge over St. Mary's Street, 1200 WOAI's Morgan Montalvo reports.


  Police say the motorcyclist, a man in his late thirties, apparently lost control of his bike as he was traveling northbound on 281 just north of downtown.


  He slammed his bike into the bridge railing, and the force of the impact threw him over the guardrail and onto the street below.


  He was pronounced dead at the scene.