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Motorcyclist Dies in Crash in Ramona

A motorcyclist died in crash involving a vehicle in Ramona on Thursday, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) confirmed.

The crash happened at approximately 3:04 p.m. on the 162000 block of Highland Valley Road. 

The motorcyclist, identified to be a 83-year-old man, was hit head-on by the vehicle.

CHP said the driver of the vehicle, a 36-year-old man, crossed over the double yellow lines and collided with the motorcycle. 

The man was ejected from the motorcycle and died at the scene. The driver of the car was not injured.

According to CHP, drugs or alcohol did not appear to be a factor in the collision.

A Sig Alert was issued for one and a half hours for Highland Valley Road between Baldy Canyon and Archie Moore in both directions for two to three hours, CHP said.

The driver of the vehicle did stay on scene.

No other information was immediately available.

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