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CHP identifies Morro Bay motorcyclist killed in Hwy 1 crash in Cambria

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Posted at 3:00 PM, May 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-27 18:00:46-04

The California Highway Patrol has released the name of the motorcyclist killed in a crash on Highway 1 in Cambria earlier this month.

The crash happened the afternoon of May 15 in the southbound lanes of the highway south of Ardath Drive.

Initial reports from CHP said the driver of a Jeep turned onto the shoulder of the road to make a u turn, turning into the path of a motorcyclist, causing the two vehicles to crash.

The motorcyclist, identified as Klayton H. Kidd, 75, of Morro Bay, died from injuries sustained in the crash.

Officers said drugs or alcohol were not believed to be contributing factors.

The driver of the Jeep was not arrested.