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Motorcyclist dies in crash involving big rig truck

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Posted at 6:18 AM, Nov 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-20 15:02:09-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A motorcyclist was killed in a crash involving a big rig truck on Harbor Drive, near Naval Base San Diego.

The crash was reported shortly before 5:45 a.m. on Harbor Drive, in an area near Naval Base San Diego's gate on 32nd Street, according to dispatchers.

Police said the truck was making a left turn into a facility when an oncoming motorcycle crashed into it at a high rate of speed.

The male motorcyclist died at the scene.

The wreck prompted police to close lanes on Harbor Drive, from 8th Street to Vesta Street.