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Motorcyclist dies after being struck by car in suspected DUI crash

Posted at 8:42 AM, Jan 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-01 11:43:10-05

BONSALL, Calif. (KGTV) – A man was killed following a DUI-related crash on State Route 76 New Year’s Day, according to the California Highway Patrol.

CHP says the head-on crash happened on the SR-76 near Monserate at 3:54 a.m. Tuesday.

According to CHP, a 25-year-old man living at Camp Pendleton was driving a Lexus eastbound in the westbound lanes of the 76 when he struck a man riding a motorcycle.

The motorcyclist died at the scene.

The 25-year-old man was taken to the hospital with minor scratches and later arrested after CHP says he was determined to be under the influence.