By CBS13 Staff

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A 27-year-old man has died after a motorcycle crash along Interstate 5 in south Sacramento late Tuesday night.

California Highway Patrol says, a little after 11 p.m., officers responded to a crash on the northbound side of the freeway north of Florin Road. Officers found that a motorcyclist had been ejected after a crash and was unresponsive.

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Medics soon pronounced the rider dead at the scene, officers say.

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Investigators believe the rider was in the #4 lane when, for an unknown reason, he hit the brakes and went into the #3 lane and lost control.

It’s unclear, at this point, if drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash.

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The name of the rider has not been released at this point, but he was said to be a 27-year-old Sacramento resident.