1 Dead After Motorcycle Drifts Across Lanes, Strikes Truck in Dulzura: CHP - NBC 7 San Diego

1 Dead After Motorcycle Drifts Across Lanes, Strikes Truck in Dulzura: CHP

The location is southeast of the City of San Diego, south of Jamul and north of the U.S.-Mexico Border

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    1 Dead After Motorcycle Drifts Across Lanes, Strikes Truck in Dulzura: CHP
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    The scene of a fatal crash in Dulzura.

    A motorcyclist who drifted across the double yellow lines on State Route 94, fatally crashing into a truck-tractor vehicle, has been identified. 

    Charles Valdiez, 56, was riding his 2004 Harley Davidson westbound on SR-94 east of Dulzura at approximately 12:17 p.m. Tuesday when the crash happened. The location is southeast of the City of San Diego, south of Jamul and north of the U.S.-Mexico Border. 

    Valdiez allowed his motorcycle to drift across the double yellow lines, according to California Highway Patrol (CHP) Officer Kevin Pearlstein. 

    He struck the front of a 2016 International truck-tractor combination vehicle in the other lane, Pearlstein said. The vehicle was driven by a 30-year-old man from San Diego. 

    The impact of the crash sent Valdiez flying off the motorcycle. He died at the scene as a result of his injuries. 

    The 30-year-old driver was uninjured. 

    One lane was shut down Tuesday as officials investigated. 

    No further information is available. 

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