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Early morning crash claims life of motorcyclist in Newport Beach

September 28, 2013|By Jean Merl

A male motorcyclist was killed early Saturday morning when he struck the center divider on West Coast Highway in Newport Beach, police said.

The accident, reported at 2:41 a.m., occurred near Prospect Street. The man was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

A news photographer on the scene told City News Service the rider had been thrown into a palm tree in the center divider and the bike had ended up several hundred feet from the point of impact.

All but one lane of Coast Highway was closed for a while after the accident.


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