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Motorcycle rider dies after running stop sign

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ROLANDO (CBS 8) - A 49-year-old motorcycle rider died soon after ignoring a stop sign and hitting an unsuspecting SUV on Saturday night, according to police.

It happened at the intersection of 69th and Amherst streets in the Rolando neighborhood shortly before 7 p.m.

Police say the driver was heading southbound on 69th Street when he collided with the SUV, driven by a women in her 40's who escaped the accident without any injuries.

The motorcycle rider died at the scene.

One neighbor who lives on Amherst Street says she will begin to create a petition to install speed bumps in certain areas of the street.

She says drivers routinely speed along the road as they use it as an alternative to El Cajon Blvd.

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