Motorcyclist dead in Vista crash

A 23-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a solo crash on Hacienda Drive in Vista on Wednesday, sheriff’s authorities said.

According to the Sheriff’s Department, the rider was traveling east on Hacienda Drive east of South Emerald Drive at about 1:40 p.m. when he hit the south curb at a slight curve. He was ejected from the motorcycle and crashed into a light pole.

The rider was taken to Palomar Hospital, where he died. His name has not been released.

The Sheriff’s Department’s traffic division is investigating the crash.

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