Mar 17, 2013 7:31 PM by Lindsay MacLeod, KSBY News

Man dies from major injuries in Sunday afternoon motorcycle accident

Police say one man is dead after a motorcycling accident in Paso Robles.

It happened Sunday afternoon around 1:15 p.m. at the intersection of 24th Street and Mountain Springs Road.

The Paso Robles Police Department and the Paso Robles Department of Emergency Services were called out to the scene of a single vehicle traffic accident with injury.

When they arrived at the scene, officials were able to determine that the motorcyclist had failed to make a turn and struck a dirt berm. The man was ejected from the motorcycle and sustained major injuries. He was taken by ambulance to a local hospital and later pronounced dead.

The motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

Officials say they don't know if alcohol or drugs were a factor.

They are currently investigating the cause of the accident.

The name of the victim has not been released pending notification of next of kin.

If you have any information or witnessed the collision, please call the Paso Robles Police Department at 805-237-6464.



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