MODESTO (CBS13) — A motorcycle rider has died after a crash near Modesto on Tuesday morning.
California Highway Patrol says, just before 7 a.m., a motorcycle was involved in a crash with a sedan and a tractor-trailer along northbound Highway 99, just north of Pelandale Avenue.READ MORE: 'We Want To Take An Innovated Approach': Sacramento City Pilot Project Sets Aside $1M For Community To Spend
First responders found the motorcycle rider in the number 3 lane suffering from major injuries. He was soon pronounced dead at the scene.READ MORE: 'I Cannot Safely Return To Work': West Campus Vice Principal Dr. Elysse Versher Resigns, Citing History Of Racial And Sexual Harassment
Investigators believe the sedan and motorcycle collided, causing the rider to be ejected. The rider was then struck by the tractor-trailer.
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The name of the motorcycle rider has not been released, but he has been identified as a 29-year-old Hughson resident.