Escondido Police cruiser
An Escondido Police cruiser. Photo courtesy Escondido Police.

A person on a motorcycle died Friday morning in a solo accident in Escondido.

Witnesses attempted to revive a motorcycle rider down on West Valley Parkway near Ninth Avenue around 7 p.m. on Thursday, according to the Escondido Police Department.

After an investigation, police determined the rider lost control while traveling at high speed across Ninth, collided with a street light and utility box before coming to a stop in the roadway on West Valley Parkway

First responders pronounced the rider dead at the scene. The motorcyclist has not yet been identified. No other information was released as the investigation was ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this accident can call Officer Paul Smyth at 760-839-4423.

–City News Service