By CBS13 Staff

NORTH HIGHLANDS (CBS13) — A coroner has identified the rider of a scooter who was killed in a crash involving a semi-truck early Friday morning.

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office identified the deceased as John Philbrook, 49, of North Highlands.

The crash happened at around 6 a.m. near Watt Avenue and Roseville Road, just east of Sacramento McClellan Airport.

The California Highway Patrol said a semi-truck collided with a Yamaha Zuma scooter-style motorcycle.

Philbrook was pronounced dead at the scene.

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