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Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on Interstate 80 in Citrus Heights

Rider Dies Following Fatal Citrus Heights Motorcycle Accident on Interstate 80 near Madison Avenue

Sacramento, California (October 22, 2019) – According to the California Highway Patrol, a motorcycle rider died in a traffic accident that happened early Tuesday morning in Citrus Heights.

The fatal motorcycle accident took place just after 4:30 a.m. on Interstate 80 near Madison Avenue.

The CHP said the motorcyclist collided with a semi-truck in the No. 3 and 4 lanes of Interstate 80 for undetermined reasons.

The rider whose name has not been disclosed pending notification of family died in the accident.

According to the police, both on-ramps on westbound Interstate 80 at Antelope Road were shut down following the wreck.

Traffic was backed up for several miles, and there was no estimated time for reopening the roads.

The crash remains under investigation by authorities.

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