SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A motorcyclist was killed after losing control of his bike and crashing in Torrey Hills Sunday afternoon. 

The crash happened around 4:00 p.m. on Carmel Mountain Road near Via Mar De Ballenas. Police say that two motorcyclists were driving in the eastbound lanes when one of them suddenly lost control of his bike, hit a curb, and crashed into a tree.

The identity of the deceased has not been released. Investigators reported they believe speed was a factor.