Officials Identify Motorcyclist, 32, Killed in La Jolla Crash

The deadly accident happened just after 7:50 a.m. along Gilman Drive

Officials have identified a man killed in motorcycle crash with an SUV earlier this week in La Jolla.

A report released by the San Diego Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed the motorcyclist was Danny Chehaiber, of San Diego.

The report said Chehaiber had been riding his motorcycle northbound in the bicycle lane in the 8000-block of Gilman Drive Tuesday morning. At the same time, in the same area, a driver in an SUV made a turn.

The motorcycle and SUV collided.

San Diego Police Department Sgt. Michael Stirk said the deadly crash happened just after 7:50 a.m., about a half-mile south of the University of California San Diego.

Chehaiber suffered critical blunt force injuries in the impact. The driver of the SUV was not hurt.

Paramedics did everything they could to revive him; he was rushed to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla where he was never able to regain consciousness and soon died, the report said

Traffic in the area, including parts of La Jolla Village Drive, was impacted for several hours following the crash.

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