Motorcyclist killed in crash in Merced, police say

MERCED, Calif. (KFSN) -- Alcohol may be to blame for a deadly motorcycle crash out of the North Valley.

Police say a man in his 50s hit a street curb near Donna Drive and Arch Rock Street around 2:30 Saturday morning.

The crash threw him to the ground and when first responders arrived, they flew him to a nearby hospital, where he died shortly after.

Investigators suspect he may have been drinking prior to the crash.
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