CHP: Lanes reopen on northbound I-5 after fatal crash involving motorcyclist

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) —The California Highway Patrol said a 25-year-old motorcyclist from Rancho Cordova died Tuesday after being rear-ended on Interstate 5 in Sacramento. 

According to the CHP, the crash happened just before 7 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-5, near Arena Boulevard. CHP said the crash ejected the motorcyclist into traffic. 

He died at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle that crashed into the motorcycle suffered moderate injuries, CHP said.

Neither alcohol nor drugs were a factor in the crash. 

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call Officer A.J. McTaggart at the North Sacramento Area CHP office at 916-348-2300 or by cell phone at 916-798-0975.

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