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Motorcyclist dies in Franklin Boulevard crash

A motorcyclist died when he collided with a pickup Friday morning near Franklin Boulevard and 47th Avenue.

The collision occurred about 5:45 a.m. Friday on northbound Franklin Boulevard at Cuny Avenue. The motorcylist died at the scene.

The motorcyclist and the pickup were traveling in opposite directions on Franklin Boulevard when the pickup turned left at Cuny Avenue. The motorcyclist and the pickup then collided.

California Highway Patrol officers will need to determine the speeds of the two vehicles and who had the right of way, according to CHP officer Rich Wetzel.

The driver of the pickup stopped at the scene, Wetzel said.

Call The Bee’s Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.