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Motorcyclist killed in head-on crash near Valley Center

Valley Center – A motorcyclist was killed when he crashed head-on into a pickup truck hauling a trailer in Valley Center, authorities said Monday.

The crash happened around 4:25 PM Sunday near the intersection of Valley Center and Round Tree roads, according to California Highway Patrol.

The motorcyclist was riding a 2009 Kawasaki Ninja 250 eastbound on Valley Center Road, just west of Round Tree Road, when for unknown reasons he crossed over into the westbound lanes and collided with a 2016 GMC Sierra 2500 pickup towing a utility trailer.

The 42-year-old victim, whose name was withheld pending family notification, was ejected from his motorcycle and pronounced dead at the scene.

The 38-year-old pickup driver was uninjured in the crash and remained at the scene to cooperate with the investigation.

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