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Stockton man dies in motorcycle crash in southern Sacramento County

A 36-year-old Stockton man died Tuesday night in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 5 in southern Sacramento County.

Steven Michael Rivera was traveling northbound near Hood-Franklin Road about 9:30 p.m. when he suddenly veered off the freeway, lost control and was thrown from his 2009 Harley-Davidson motorcycle, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Rivera was identified Wednesday by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office.

No one else was involved in the wreck.

The CHP said the cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Ryan Sabalow: 916-321-1264, @ryansabalow