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Motorcyclist killed by suspected drunken driver on I-15


Last updated 8/24/2019 at 10:12am

A motorcyclist was struck from behind and killed by a suspected drunken driver on the Interstate 15 freeway in Fallbrook, authorities said.

It happened around 4:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, on northbound I-15, south of Mission Road, California Highway Patrol Officer Kevin Smale said.

The unidentified motorcyclist was riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle northbound when a 24-year-old man driving a Hyundai Sonata approached him from behind at a faster speed, Smale said.

The Hyundai driver struck the motorcyclist from behind, knocking the rider to the ground, where the person was run over by the...

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