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Poway man killed in motorcycle crash in Borrego Springs

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BORREGO SPRINGS, Calif.  – A 56-year-old Poway man who was camping in the desert suffered fatal injuries when he crashed his motorcycle in Borrego Springs over the weekend, authorities said.

Gary Schultz left his campsite in the Ocotillo area of Borrego Springs early Sunday morning on his off road motorcycle, according to the medical examiner’s office.  He was riding his dirt bike on a roadway when he lost control, hit a sand berm and was thrown off the motorcycle.

Schultz’s body was found in the 6400 block of Split Mountain Road in Borrego Springs shortly after 9 a.m. Sunday by other campers who were riding their motorcycles, the medical examiner’s office said.

One of the motorcyclists flagged down a passerby, 911 was called, paramedics arrived and pronounced Schultz dead at the scene.