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A San Diego motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a van driver in an unincorporated area near Escondido, authorities said Sunday.

At 2:16 p.m. Saturday, the male victim, 26, was riding a black Honda CBR motorcycle northbound on Mary Lane, off Orangewood Drive, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Hunter Gerber.

At the same time, a Fallbrook man, 22, driving a white Nissan NV 1500 van, pulled out of a private driveway onto the lane, hitting the motorcycle.

Medics sent the Honda rider to a hospital, where he died of his injuries.

Alcohol was not suspected in the collision, Gerber said. Anyone who witnessed the accident was asked to call the CHP at 760-643-3400.

City News Service