LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) — Lansing Police say 28-year-old James Vanness II was killed in a motorcycle crash Sunday night. 

Police identified Vanness as the victim Monday afternoon.

Officers were called to the area of Saginaw Street and Westmoreland Avenue around 7:39 p.m. on Sunday. 

Lansing Police said when officers arrived they found a motorcycle had crashed into a pole. The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead on the scene. 

Accident investigators said they believe speed was a factor in the crash. 

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call Lansing Police at 517-483-4600.