A motorcyclist from Santee who lost control of his vehicle died Saturday when it hit a freeway center divider.
The solo crash happened at 12:36 p.m. on westbound Interstate 8, east of Willows Road.
The decedent was a married 61 year old male who lived with his wife in a home in Santee, according to the Medical Examiner's Office (ME).
For unknown reasons, he lost control of the bike and was thrown to the ground, according to the ME. 9-1-1 was called and he was flown to Sharp Memorial Hospital where his death was pronounced shortly after arrival.
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