Motorcyclist dies after losing control in Santa Rosa

SANTA ROSA (KRON) – A motorcyclist died after losing control of the SR-1 in Santa Rosa.

California Highway Patrol officers responded to the accident around 3:05 p.m., about a mile north of Fort Ross Road on Sunday.

CHP said they found a man lying on the road. According to their preliminary investigation, they believe that the motorcyclist lost control on a curve in the road and hit a guardrail, subsequently being thrown from the motorcycle.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. He remains unidentified so authorities can notify his family.

Anyone who witnessed the accident should call the Santa Rosa CHP office at (707) 588-1400.

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