Motorcyclist Killed Near Naval Base

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    The victim's motorcycle landed about 100 yards away from where he was hit.

    A motorcyclist was run over by a car and killed Monday afternoon near Naval Base San Diego.

    According to San Diego police, the man lost control of his motorcycle driving north on Harbor Drive at 12:15 p.m. Police said he was thrown from the bike and into the path of an oncoming SUV.

    The motorcycle landed about 100 yards away.

    The victim was pronounced dead at the hospital. His name has not been released.

    Police said there is no indication alcohol was a factor in the crash. The SUV driver is not expected to face charges.

    “They tried to avoid hitting them, but there was nothing they could do. He was coming at them at a pretty good speed,” said Acting Sgt. Brandy Sorbie with the San Diego Police Department.

    Harbor Drive between 28th Street and Schley Street was closed for several hours while police conducted their investigation.

    Check back for updates.
     

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