Motorcyclist dies in crash on I-8

EL CAJON, Calif. — A motorcyclist died after a crash along Interstate 8 in El Cajon Friday evening.

The crash was reported at 4:36 p.m. along Interstate 8 near West Main Street.

Officials with Heartland Fire and Rescue said the motorcyclist was taken to a hospital following the crash.

Authorities later said that the motorcyclist died after arriving at the hospital.

The westbound I-8 off-ramp at West Main St. was closed as authorities worked on clearing the crash area, according to Caltrans. The off-ramp and all nearby lanes were reopened by 6:15 p.m.

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