Motorcyclist killed in crash on rural road

JULIAN, Calif. — A motorcyclist was killed late Wednesday afternoon in a crash on a stretch of rural road in Julian.

The fatal accident occurred shortly before 5:30 p.m. on state Route 78, just west of Pine Hills Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Preliminary evidence suggested that the victim’s two-wheeler veered off the roadway and struck a wooden pole, the CHP reported. It was unclear if any other vehicles were involved in the wreck.

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