43-year-old motorcyclist killed in crash on Highway 168 in Prather, CHP says

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The California Highway Patrol says 43-year-old Richard Lewis of Auberry was driving a motorcycle when he rear-ended a Toyota.

PRATHER, Calif. (KFSN) -- We now know the name of the man killed in a motorcycle crash in Prather.

It happened just before 7:30 Wednesday morning on Highway 168, west of Little Sandy Road.

The California Highway Patrol says 43-year-old Richard Lewis of Auberry was driving a motorcycle when he rear-ended a Toyota.

Lewis was thrown from his motorcycle and then hit by a trailer. He died at the scene.

Investigators say Lewis was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

The drivers of the two other vehicles were not injured.