An motorcyclist was killed on Friday afternoon in a collision with an SUV on Highway 46 West in Paso Robles.
A 68-year-old Atascadero man sustained fatal injuries about 1:51 p.m. while riding his Kawasaki motorcycle on Highway 46 near Hunter Ranch Golf Course, according to a Paso Robles Police Department news release.
A motorist driving a Toyota SUV pulled out of the golf course and crossed Highway 46 into the westbound lanes.
The motorcyclist, also traveling west, was unable to avoid a collision and struck the rear of the SUV. He was thrown from his motorcycle onto the highway and was later pronounced dead at the scene.
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The driver of the Toyota was not injured. The motorcyclist has not yet been identified pending next-of-kin notification.
It does not appear alcohol or drugs were a factor in the collision, according to the news release. The incident remains under investigation.