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Motorcyclist killed in crash in Los Alamos

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Posted at 4:29 PM, May 31, 2021

UPDATE (4:46 p.m.) - A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Los Alamos Monday afternoon.

It happened around 3:50 p.m. near Bell Street and Cat Canyon Road.

The California Highway Patrol says it appears the driver of a Honda Civic was heading southbound on Bell Street after exiting Highway 101 when they stopped in a driveway and tried to turn around on the road to head northbound.

CHP says the Honda pulled directly in front of the motorcyclist, who tried to stop, but lost control and was ejected.

He was wearing a helmet but was pronounced dead at the scene.

He's been identified as a 52-year-old Buellton resident. His name has not yet been released.

CHP says drugs or alcohol are not suspected as factors for the driver of the Honda. The investigation is ongoing.

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ORIGINAL STORY: Authorities were responding to reports of a crash involving a vehicle and motorcycle in Los Alamos Monday afternoon.

It happened around 3:50 p.m. near Bell Street and Cat Canyon Road.

At least one person appeared to have been killed.

This story will be updated as information becomes available.