SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A 32-year-old Sacramento man was killed in a motorcycle crash in south Sacramento Tuesday night, authorities say.
According to California Highway Patrol, the crash happened just after 8 p.m. near 45th Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.READ MORE: Mandatory Evacuations Ordered As River Fire Explodes In Size Near Colfax
It appears the motorcyclist was heading northbound on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard when, for an unknown reason, he left the east roadside edge and went up onto a concrete curb. The rider then crashed into a pole and was ejected.READ MORE: Poll: How Would You Vote In California's Upcoming Recall Election?
Medics pronounced the rider dead at the scene, CHP says.
The name of the rider has not been released at this point.MORE NEWS: Mayor Steinberg Releases Master Plan To House Homeless
Officers are continuing to investigate the crash.