A 39-year-old Chula Vista man from the Navy was killed over the weekend in a motorcycle crash on the transition from state Route 125 to state Route 54 near La Presa, according to the California Highway Patrol and the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office.
The man, who was on active duty in the U.S. Navy, was riding northbound just after noon Saturday on the South Bay Expressway toll road toward eastbound state Route 54 at a high rate of speed, authorities reported.
He lost control of the motorcycle and struck a barrier. The bike overturned several times and the rider was thrown into the roadway.
The rider was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 1:07 p.m., the Medical Examiner's Office reported. His name was not released pending family notification.
The toll road's left northbound lane was temporarily blocked and signs were placed to advise motorists on the South Bay Expressway to be prepared to stop, the CHP said.
The roadway was reported clear about 3:30 p.m., according to the CHP's website.
– City News Service