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Fatal motorcycle crash in San Pasqual Valley

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SAN PASQUAL (CNS) - A motorcyclist was fatally injured Sunday on Highway 78 when he crashed into a guardrail and plummeted into a gully.

The crash occurred at 1:58 p.m., according to San Diego Police officer Dino Delimitros.

"A single motorcyclist was going at a high rate of speed on eastbound Highway 78 when he lost control and hit a guardrail," Delimitros said. "He was pronounced dead at the scene."

A SigAlert, expected to last several hours, was issued by the CHP at 2:21 p.m.

Eastbound Highway 78 was closed from San Pasqual Road to Bandy Canyon Road.

Motorists were being asked to detour to Old Milky Way.

The motorcyclist was not identified.

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