Motorcyclist Hit, Killed by Swerving Driver

The deadly accident happened on West Lilac Road and Via Giannelli in San Diego's North County

A motorcyclist was struck and killed by a swerving driver in the North County overnight, California Highway Patrol (CHP) officials said.

The deadly crash happened just after midnight on West Lilac Road and Via Giannelli.

For unknown reasons, the driver of a white car swerved off the road, plowed into a tree and hit a motorcyclist.

The motorcyclist died at the scene, CHP officials said. The driver of the car was taken to Palomar Hospital with unspecified injuries.

The crash is under investigation. Officials have not yet determined whether alcohol contributed to the collision.

The name of the motorcyclist was not immediately released.

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