Motorcyclist Killed in I-15 Crash in Bonsall - NBC 7 San Diego

Motorcyclist Killed in I-15 Crash in Bonsall

A driver was attempting to change lanes on northbound I-15 north of the Lilac overcrossing when he crashed into the motorcyclist, the impact throwing him from the motorcycle

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    Motorcyclist Killed in I-15 Crash in Bonsall
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    A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a driver early Saturday on Interstate 15 in the Bonsall area, authorities confirmed.

    California Highway Patrol Officer Jim Bettencourt said the motorcyclist – identified, for now, only as a 50-year-old man from Temecula – was traveling southbound on the I-15 north of the Lilac overcrossing, just after 5:45 a.m., when a driver in a Toyota Camry collided with him.

    The 20-year-old driver had been trying to change lanes, Bettencourt said.

    The impact threw the victim off his motorcycle; he died at the scene.

    The driver of the Toyota was not hurt. Bettencourt said the deadly crash is under investigation, but drugs or alcohol is not suspected in the collision.

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