James O'Brien Jr., 43, of Egg Harbor City, N.J., was killed in a motorcycle accident Monday night in Gloucester County, police said.

O'Brien was riding a motorcycle south on South Blue Bell Road in Franklin Township shortly before 8:30 p.m., according to township police. He did not stop at Flora Road, police said, and crashed through a fence and into a water detention basin. The motorcycle came to rest about 112 feet from the roadway.

O'Brien was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash is under investigation.

- Allison Steele