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Motorcyclist Killed in Accident with Big-Rig

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Police worked to clear the scene of a fatal motorcycle accident on Tuesday that had the highway closed for two hours, according to California Highway Patrol. The accident occurred on the connector ramp between westbound Interstate 580 and 1-238.

The motorcyclist, a 49-year-old, Livermore man was splitting lanes in 10 to 20 mph traffic on his motorcycle when he clipped the rear of a big-rig, throwing him from his bike under the rear of the truck’s trailer, California Highway Patrol said. He was then run over by the truck and pronounced dead at the scene.

Police do not suspect alcohol involvement in the accident and the driver of the truck will not be charged.