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Motorcycle rider dies after hitting back of van on I-20

The incident happened early Friday morning.

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — A man died early Friday in DeKalb County in a motorcycle crash, DeKalb County Police confirmed.

The incident happened around 2:30 a.m. near Flat Shoals Road and shut down I-20 West for a number of hours. 

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DeKalb Police said the crash happened when the motorcycle struck the back of a van.

"The adult male rider of the motorcycle died from his injuries and his identity is being withheld at this time," a police statement said.