Escondido motorcyclist dies in accident

A motorcyclist died on Sunday when he crashed into the
side of a mountain then careened across State Route 78 before going off the

It happened at 3:40 p.m. in the 18000 block of San Pasqual Road, San
Diego Police office Dino Delimitros said.

“A 60-year-old man on a motorcycle lost control, hit the side of a
mountain and bounced off of it, then went across lanes of traffic ending up on
the other side of the road in a field of cactus,” Delimitrol said. “He died
on the scene.”

A SigAlert was issued for a couple of hours following the fatal crash
closing State Route 78 between West Haverford Road and Bandy Canyon Road

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