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Fatal crash involving motorcycle closes Lynn Road in Thousand Oaks

A fatal crash involving a motorcycle closed Lynn Road in Thousand Oaks Saturday night.

The incident was reported around 6:20 p.m. near the intersection of Lynn Road and East Kelley Road, according to Ventura County Sheriff’s officials.

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The accident involved the motorcycle and a crossover SUV vehicle, said Deputy Wendell Campbell.

Deputies arrived to find the motorcyclist on the ground near the crash, according to the sheriff’s office.

The motorcycle rider, a 24-year-old man, was killed, Campbell said. The driver of the SUV had been transported to a local hospital.

The motorcycle was traveling eastbound on Lynn Road and collided with the other vehicle at the intersection of East Kelley Road, according to the initial investigation by the sheriff’s office.

The identity of the deceased is pending notification of next of kin by the Ventura County Medical Examiner’s

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Police suspect fiery motorcycle crash in Fresno could have been a road rage incident

FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE) – A motorcyclist was killed in a fiery crash in Fresno. The accident happened on Blackstone and Griffith avenues and officials are now looking into whether this was a road rage incident.

According to officials, a car was driving down Blackstone and the driver pulled a gun on the motorcyclist at some point causing both to crash.

The owner of Wheelmaxx Auto Shop said he was inside with several customers when he heard a loud boom on Blackstone Avenue.

“Suddenly I hear a huge sound accident…I look to the left side, I find the motorcycle here,” the store owner Mohammad Almghrabi said.

Almghrabi said he walked out to see the motorcycle on fire and rushed over to help.

“They stop the car here and they start running out of the car to see what’s going on with that…they closed the whole area, we couldn’t have any customers

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KTM X-Bow GT2 track car getting a road version

With the help of Dallara and the Kiska design firm, Austrian motorcycle maker KTM launched into a fun side gig making the track-day X-Bow (pronounced “crossbow”) in 2008. Promising not to make more than 100 per year to maintain focus and exclusivity, the past 14 years have seen 1,300 models sold as the lineup expanded to six models. The raciest of the range is the GT2, launched in 2020 as the “ultimate track weapon” to compete in GT2-class sports car racing. Autocar reports there’s seventh sibling on the way, with KTM currently in development of a road-legal version of the GT2. 

KTM has said the road car will keep the 176-pound carbon monocoque chassis and canopy cockpit enclosure, with a focus on safety and crashworthiness. The six-speed sequential transmission has already been jettisoned in the switch from hitting apexes to scraping curbs, replaced by a seven-speed direct shift gearbox. After

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North Carolina man charged with murder in alleged road rage shooting of motorcyclist

A man was charged with murder after an apparent road rage shooting this week left a motorcyclist dead in North Carolina, police said.

Image: Motorcyclist Stephen

Image: Motorcyclist Stephen

Stephen Addison, 32, was riding a motorcycle at about 12:30 p.m. Monday when he was involved in a roadside dispute with Roger Dale Nobles, 51, who allegedly shot and killed Addison, Fayetteville police said in a statement.

Nobles fled after the deadly encounter. He was later arrested on a charge of first-degree murder, police said.

“The preliminary investigation has revealed a driver of a truck was engaged in a disturbance with a driver of a motorcycle resulting in the motorcyclist being shot by the suspect,” police said.

Addison died at a hospital, police said.

Cumberland County District Attorney Billy West told NBC affiliate WRAL in Raleigh he was investigating whether to also charge Nobles, who is white, with hate crimes in the shooting

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