ARLINGTON -- A motorcyclist died in a crash Thursday evening.

According to Arlington Police, the crash happened at about 6:45 p.m. in the 1800 block of Billy B Avenue. The driver was heading southbound when he lost control of the motorcycle and struck a mailbox.

The driver was sent to a local hospital Thursday night and pronounced deceased yesterday.

The investigation is ongoing. Investigators will continue to look into the cause of the crash. Police said speed is potentially a factor.