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Los Osos motorcyclist killed in crash was traveling at 90 mph

A motorcyclist was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Los Osos on Wednesday evening.
A motorcyclist was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Los Osos on Wednesday evening.

A Los Osos man speeding through town at 90 mph was killed Wednesday night when his motorcycle collided with an oncoming car, according to the California Highway Patrol.

About 5:30 p.m., Garrett Zavala, 36, was riding a Honda motorcycle south on Ninth Street, north of Nipomo Avenue, at nearly triple the 35 mph speed limit, according to the CHP. A woman driving a 2015 Ford Focus was driving north on Ninth Street, south of Nipomo Avenue, at a speed of 30 mph.

As the Ford turned onto westbound Nipomo Avenue, Zavala collided head-on with the car, throwing him from his motorcycle. Zavala suffered fatal injuries. The driver of the car had minor injuries and was not taken to the hospital, according to the CHP.

The crash is still under investigation, and it is unknown whether drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash, according to the CHP.

Gabby Ferreira: 805-781-7858, @Its_GabbyF

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