A motorcycle rider is dead and the driver of a car is behind bars on city warrants after the two collided in Beaumont early Sunday morning.

Beaumont Police say the deadly crash happened at 4th and Bowie around 2 a.m.

Investigators say it appears the motorcycle was traveling northbound on 4th street when a Honda Civic collided with the bike causing it to lose control. Officers and EMS arrived at the scene and found the motorcycle driver dead.

The victim's identity is being withheld while notification to family members is made.

The driver of the black Honda Civic was arrested for city warrants. Police said the investigation is still on-going and further charges are pending.