Motorcyclist killed in crash near Santa Margarita

October 9, 2014

motorcycle crashA man died Wednesday morning after he crashed his motorcycle near Santa Margarita.

The motorcyclist lost control of his bike around 10:30 a.m. on Huer Huer Road about three miles south of Highway 58. Upon crashing, the man was ejected from the bike and suffered head injuries.

He was not wearing a helmet. Responders pronounced him dead at the scene.

The man has yet to be identified, but CHP officials say he was 56-years-old.

The victim was riding a 1993 Harley Davidson. He was driving approximately 50 mph at the time of the crash.

Neither drugs, nor alcohol are suspected to have played a role in the crash.