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Motorcycle driver killed after collision on Brookhurst

December 07, 2011

A man was killed Tuesday after his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck on Brookhurst Street south of Adams Avenue in Huntington Beach.

The motorcycle driver, whose name has not been released pending next-of-kin notification, sustained severe injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a release from the Huntington Beach Police Department.

Police responded to the report about 1:50 p.m. when it is believed that the driver of the black-and-orange 2009 Yamaha motorcycle was going south on Brookhurst before colliding with a 1982 Silverado pickup truck.

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The driver of the pickup was a 20-year-old Huntington Beach resident whose name has not been released.

The motorcycle driver was wearing khaki pants, a black leather jacket, a camouflage backpack and a black, white and red helmet.

Police did not issue a citation or make any arrests, but the investigation is ongoing, the release said.

Police are asking any witnesses of the accident or those with any information about the drivers' behaviors to contact Officer Barr at (714) 536-5666.

 

—Mona Shadia

Twitter: @MonaShadia

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