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UPDATE: Motorcyclist dies following a crash on Los Berros Road outside Arroyo Grande

Posted at 4:32 PM, Jul 17, 2020

UPDATE (11:45 p.m.) - A motorcyclist died following a crash on Los Berros Rd. outside Arroyo Grande.

According to CHP, the motorcyclist, a 31-year-old man from Santa Maria, was riding his 2007 Yamaha motorcycle westbound on Los Berros Rf. east of Century Lane at an unknown speed when he failed to follow the direction of the marked roadway lines.

He then crossed solid double yellow lines into on-coming traffic where he collided with a woman from Nipomo driving a 2002 Ford F-150 eastbound on Los Berros Rd., officials said.

In a press release, officers said the Ford F-150 hit the motorcyclist who later died from his injuries.

The motorcyclist's name has not yet been released pending notification of his family.

The CHP is continuing to investigate.

Officers say drugs and alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the fatal crash.


ORIGINAL STORY (4:32 p.m.) - A SIG Alert has been issued for a portion of Los Berros Road following a crash Friday afternoon.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash happened at about 3:42 p.m. near Century Lane and involved a vehicle and motorcycle.

Los Berros Road is being closed at Falcon Crest.

No word on the extent of any injuries but an ambulance was requested at the scene.

No other information was immediately available.