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Motorcyclist killed in crash on Ortega Highway near Lake Elsinore

LAKE ELSINORE — A motorcyclist was fatally struck by a car Saturday on Ortega Highway (Highway 74) near Lake Elsinore.

The crash was reported at 5:15 p.m. just east of Lookout Roadhouse, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A witness told the CHP a small black sedan struck the motorcycle, and that the rider hit the ground. A witness also said a group of other motorcyclists was threatening the sedan’s driver.

The 74 was temporarily shut down in both directions for the investigation, the CHP said.

Source: Orange County Register

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