Motorcyclist dies in Alpine-area collision with truck

ALPINE (CNS) - A motorcyclist was killed Friday afternoon in a collision with a truck on a rural East County road.

The crash occurred shortly before 4 p.m. on Japatul Valley Road, near Bell Bluff Truck Trail in the Alpine area, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The motorcyclist died at the scene of the accident, which left the two-lane roadway blocked into the early evening, the CHP reported.

The victim's name was not immediately available.

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