Motorcyclist killed in Dulzura crash on State Route 94 identified

Posted at 5:57 PM, Oct 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-18 20:57:09-04

DULZURA, Calif. (KGTV) - San Diego's Medical Examiner has identified the motorcyclist involved in a deadly crash with a tractor-trailer on State Route 94 Tuesday.

Novert Charles Valdiez, 56, of San Diego, was operating the motorcycle that crashed into the side of the truck on SR-94 near Dutchman Canyon Road sometime around 12 p.m.

Valdiez was wearing a helmet when he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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California Highway Patrol said Valdiez was traveling westbound on SR-94 when he crossed into the eastbound lane and crashed.

The driver of the truck, identified only as a 30-year-old man, was not injured.