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Motorcyclist killed in onramp crash in National City ID'd

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A National City man was killed on a freeway onramp when he suddenly encountered traffic that had stopped for a funeral procession, the California Highway Patrol said Sunday.

Patric Wade Paterson, 58, was riding his motorcycle at a high speed on the Interstate 805 on-ramp at 47th Street. His bike hit traffic on the freeway ahead of him stopped for a funeral procession, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office.

Patterson's motorcycle crashed into the back of a pickup truck, officials with the Medical Examiner's Office said.

The motorcycle rider was spotted down and bleeding, the CHP reported.

Fire personnel initiated advances cardiac life support measures, but after attempts to revive him had failed, Patterson was pronounced dead, the Medical Examiner's Office reported.

The on-ramp was shut down following the crash and a SigAlert was issued, the CHP said.

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A person was killed in a crash Saturday on the onramp to northbound Interstate 805 from 47th Street, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A motorcycle rider was spotted down and bleeding at the start of the onramp about 12:20 p.m., the CHP reported. It was unclear if any other vehicles were involved.

One person died at the scene, a San Diego Fire-Rescue Department dispatcher said.

The on-ramp was shut down following the crash and a SigAlert was issued, the CHP said.

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