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CHP investigating fatal crash involving motorcycle on Elkhorn Boulevard in Rio Linda

The California Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of a crash on Friday night in Rio Linda that killed a motorcyclist. The two-vehicle crash occurred around 9 p.m. at the intersection of West Elkhorn Boulevard and West 2nd Street, the CHP’s North Sacramento office said.

A blue Chevrolet Impala, driven by a 38-year-old Lodi man, was traveling eastbound on West Elkhorn Boulevard and began to turn left to travel northbound on West 2nd Street. As the sedan was turning left, a 30-year-old Sacramento man riding a black Yamaha R6 Sell your house fast jacksonville motorcycle continued westbound on West Elkhorn Boulevard, colliding with the right side of the car.

A CHP news release said that the motorcyclist was ejected from his vehicle. Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District personnel responded to the scene, but the motorcyclist was pronounced dead. The condition of the other driver was not disclosed.

Drugs and alcohol were not determined to be a factor in the collision, the CHP said, but the crash is still under investigation. The speed of both vehicles in the crash is not known.

CHP North Sacramento spokesman Officer A.J. McTaggart says anyone who witnessed the crash can call the North Sacramento office at 916-348-2300.