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Motorcyclist Fatally Injured In Hwy 49 Accident

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Sonora, CA — A motorcyclist was killed following an accident that closed Highway 49 Wednesday.

The Highway Patrol says a motorcycle went down east of Jackass Hill Road at 2:00pm.

CHP reports indicate the rider was barely conscious and was suffering from internal injuries at the scene of the accident.

The motorcyclist was air lifted to Doctors Memorial Hospital in Modesto and died a short time later. The identification of the victim is being withheld pending the notification of family members.

Written by Sabrina Sabbagh