Police investigating fatal motorcycle accident on Joyce Boulevard

East Joyce Boulevard near Millenium Drive / Google Maps

Fayetteville police are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident that took place on East Joyce Boulevard near Millenium Drive Tuesday morning.

James Jacobs Jr., 36, of Fayetteville died after losing control of his motorcycle, falling off and then striking a vehicle stopped in traffic, according to a news release.

The motorcycle traveled about 380 feet before coming to rest, according to the release.

Jacobs was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Police said he was wearing a helmet and other protective gear.

The investigation is ongoing.