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Man unfamiliar with new bike, thrown from motorcycle

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A motorcycle rider getting used to his new wheels is recovering after he was injured in a crash Thursday morning.

According to Charlotte police, officers were called to a crash along E. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd and S. College Street, near the light rail tracks.

Officers say the rider was on a brand new motorcycle that he was not familiar with.

The rider grabbed the front brakes too hard, and was thrown from the motorcycle, officers said.

He has minor injuries and is expected to be ok.

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