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Valley Center Motorcyclist Identified as Victim in State Route 79 Crash: ME

A motorcyclist killed in a crash with a pickup truck on State Route 79 has been identified by the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office. 

Richard Bruce Walker, 64, of Valley Center, was traveling northbound on SR-79 at approximately 11 a.m. Tuesday on his motorcycle at the time of the crash, according to the ME. 

A truck driving in front of him pulled onto the shoulder and made a U-turn, the ME's office said. 

The motorcycle and truck collided; the impact sent the 64-year-old motorcyclist flying off his motorcycle. 

Walker was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other information was immediately available.

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