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Motorcyclist Killed in Rancho Bernardo Crash

The deadly collision happened in front of the Sharp Rees-Stealy Rancho Bernardo offices just before 11:30 a.m. Friday

A motorcyclist was killed Friday morning in a crash just outside a medical clinic in Rancho Bernardo, officials confirmed.

The deadly accident happened just before 11:30 a.m. along the 16800 block of West Bernardo Drive, near Sharp Rees-Stealy Rancho Bernardo.

The collision involved a motorcyclist on a Harley Davidson and a driver in a white Dodge Ram pickup truck. The San Diego Police Department (SDPD) said the motorcyclist was traveling northbound as the driver of the Dodge was heading southbound.

The driver of the Dodge made a left turn into the parking lot of the medical clinic, in front of the motorcyclist, and the motorcyclist rammed into the truck's passenger side. The truck's side was crumpled from the impact of the collision.

The motorcyclist died at the scene. Police have not yet released his name but they did confirm he was 31 years old.

The driver of the Dodge was not hurt. The crash is under investigation; police said alcohol was not a factor.

Patti Longmire/AP
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