VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) A 32-year-old motorcyclist from Victorville was killed in an early morning crash on Saturday, officials said.
The crash involving a 2016 Harley Davidson motorcycle and a yellow 2005 Dodge Ram was reported at 3:00 a.m. near the intersection of Nisqualli Road near Cypress Avenue in Victorville.
The driver of the Dodge identified as Daniel Velasquez, 20, a resident of Victorville, was traveling west in the center turn lane of Nisqualli Road, merging into the no. 1 westbound lane.
Richard Ryan Rosas, of Victorville, was riding his Harley westbound on Nisqualli Road, in the no. 1 westbound lane.
As the Ram merged from the center turn lane onto the no. 1 westbound lane, the Harley collided with the back of the truck, authorities said.
Rosas was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.
A portion of Nisqualli Road was shut down for several hours while the Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) processed the scene.
This collision being investigated by the Victorville Police Major Accident Investigation Team (M.A.I.T.). Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact Deputy Charles Wallace or Deputy Jeffrey Dean with Victorville Police Station M.A.I.T. team at (760)241-2911.