Motorcyclist killed in I-5 crash


OCEANSIDE — A motorcyclist died Saturday in a crash on northbound Interstate 5 near Camp Pendleton.

The crash happened at 4 p.m. on I-5 north near Las Pulgas Canyon Road. California Highway Patrol said a man was riding a 2010 Yamaha R6 when he veered to the left, went off the roadway and hit a metal fence.

CHP, Camp Pendleton Fire Department and United States Marine Corps Camp Pendleton Provost Marshal’s Office personnel responded to help the motorcyclist. He died at the scene.

Two left lanes of the freeway were closed until 9:30 p.m. as officers investigated. They are still working to learn what caused the motorcyclist to veer off the road.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the CHP Oceanside office at 760-643-3400.

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