Motorcyclist Dies in Collision North of Warner Springs

A motorcyclist died in a crash on Tuesday afternoon north of Warner Springs, California Highway Patrol officers said.

The crash happened just after 12:30 p.m. Tuesday when a 59-year-old man riding a motorcycle on State Route 79 north of Chihuahua Valley Road.

The motorcyclist failed to negotiate a curve in the road and slid into the oncoming lane. The driver of an oncoming Ford E350 motorhome tried to brake, but still struck the motorcyclist, officers said.

The motorcyclist was ejected from the bike and died at the scene.

Alcohol or drugs do not appear to be a factor in the crash. The investigation is continuing.

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