Heavy rain leads to fatal accident that snarls traffic on I-805

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – A motorcyclist was killed in a multi-vehicle crash on a rain- soaked Interstate 805 Monday, prompting a significant freeway closure at the height of the morning commute, authorities said.

The fatality on southbound Interstate 805, just north of Balboa Avenue, happened just before 6 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

A SigAlert was issued as all southbound traffic was diverted off the freeway at Balboa Avenue, then later at state Route 52. The closure lasted until about 8:30 a.m.

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