Motorcyclist Dies on Freeway On-Ramp

Firefighters and medics gave the victim CPR on the side of the road

A motorcyclist given CPR on the side of the freeway by firefighters and paramedics Wednesday morning has died, officials confirmed.

At around 10:40 a.m., fire crews, police, CHP officers and medics responded to a report of a downed motorcyclist at the on-ramp on westbound State Route 52 at Genesee avenue.

First-responders gathered around the man and gave him CPR on the ground. The area was temporarily blocked off to traffic as crews worked to revive the motorcyclist.

He was pronounced dead a short time later.

It is unclear what caused the motorcyclist to go down in the first place. The incident is under investigation. The motorcyclist's name was not immediately released.

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