A California Highway Patrol cruiser. Photo by Chris Stone

A motorcyclist was killed Wednesday in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 15 in the northern reaches of the San Diego area.

The accident occurred shortly after 5:05 a.m. on northbound I-15 near the offramp to Rainbow Valley Boulevard, California Highway Patrol Officer Tommy Doerr said.

The circumstances leading up to the crash were under investigation.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene, Doerr said. No details about the victim were immediately available.

A SigAlert was issued shortly after 6:05 a.m. shutting down the left three lanes of I-15 south of the Rainbow Valley Boulevard offramp.

— City News Service

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