BORREGO SPRINGS, CA – According to FOX 5 News, an 18-year-old motorcyclist died on Saturday after being involved in a crash in rural East County.
Authorities say the accident took place around 3:30 p.m. on Saturday afternoon on Shell Reef Expressway in Borrego Springs. The motorcyclist was traveling eastbound on Shell Reef Expressway when a westbound driver of a pickup truck was unable to swerve out of the motorcyclist’s way and crashed into the biker.
The motorcyclist was killed in the impact and pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the pickup truck was unharmed in the collision.
An investigation is currently ongoing. No other details are available at this time.
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