APD identified the driver as James Alcom, age 35.
Investigators closed down Gambell and Ingra Streets from 15th to Fireweed for 2 1/2 hours on Saturday to conduct their preliminary investigation into the crash.
Following their investigation, APD reported that Alcom had been heading southbound on Gambell at a high rate of speed when he lost control of his motorcycle and struck a pole. The impact killed Alcom and he was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Alcom’s next of kin were notified of the fatal crash.