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Motorcyclist dead after collision with mail truck

May 3, 2023
2023 05 03 at 3.23 PM

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SANTA BARBARA, Calif.– The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle accident.

CHP confirmed a local man in his 40s was riding a motorcycle on Marina Drive when he collided with a U.S. Postal Service truck making a left turn onto Alisa Lane in Hope Ranch around 4:51 p.m.

Marina Drive is on the streets that does not have speed bumps and neighbors said motorcyclists like the curving roadway.

The CHP said a witness thought the motorcycle was going at a high rate of speed.

SBC Fire said the motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene in the 4200 Block of Marina Dr.

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