One dead in fatal collision between motorcycle, tractor-trailer on SR-94

Posted at 1:46 PM, Oct 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-17 19:49:11-04

DULZURA, Calif. (KGTV) - One person is dead after a motorcycle collided with a tractor-trailer in the East County Tuesday.

The crash occurred on State Route 94 near Freezer Road just after 12 p.m. A 56-year-old man was driving a 2004 Harley Davidson motorcycle westbound on SR-94, according to California Highway Patrol (CHP). The motorcyclist collided with the left front portion of a tractor-trailer traveling eastbound.

The motorcyclist was ejected from his bike and died at the scene. 

The driver of the tractor-trailer, a 30-year-old male, was uninjured, CHP said. Officers do not suspect alcohol or drugs played a factor in the collision.

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The westbound lane of SR-94 was shut down and California Highway Patrol is conducting traffic control in the eastbound lane.