Motorcyclist killed in rear-end collision


Normal Heights

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SAN DIEGO — A crash involving a motorcycle on Interstate 805 in Normal Heights left one person dead, authorities said Tuesday.

A caller told the California Highway Patrol a tire blew out on a speeding motorcycle in the northbound lanes near Adams Avenue around 11:15 p.m. Monday, and the bike then hit a Hyundai Accent. The 43-year-old rider was seen lying in the roadway shortly afterward. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the car was uninjured.

The crash left the northbound lanes blocked for a time. Two were cleared shortly before 12:30 a.m. and the remainder of the freeway was reopened around 1:20 a.m., according to Caltrans.

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