Scene of fatal motorcycle accident on Torrey Pines Road. Image via Twitter

A motorcyclist was killed Thursday afternoon in a crash near La Jolla Shores Beach.

The traffic fatality in the 3200 block of Torrey Pines Road took place about 1:15 p.m., according to San Diego police.

The 2019 Honda Sport bike, headed north, crashed into a center-divider wall. The impact hurled the rider onto the other side of the street, where he was struck by a southbound 2014 Acura SUV, Officer Tony Martinez said.

Medics pronounced the victim dead at the scene, said another officer, Scott Lockwood.

Police blocked off a stretch of the road in the area to allow investigators to gather evidence.

— City News Service

Updated 4:30 p.m. Jan. 7, 2021

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