Motorcyclist killed in crash on SR-163

Posted at 9:54 PM, Jan 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-24 15:52:08-05

The name of a motorcyclist killed in a two-vehicle crash on state Route 163 in San Diego was released Sunday.

Joshua Leigh Haner, 38 of San Diego, was pronounced dead at the scene Saturday evening, according to the county Department of the Medical Examiner.

The crash was reported at 9:22 p.m. on the southbound side of the 163 Freeway, approaching University Avenue, CHP Officer Mary Bailey said.

Haner, who was wearing a helmet, lost control of his motorcycle and began sliding on the highway, the Medical Examiner said. A vehicle struck the downed motorcyclist.