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Sacramento man identified as motorcyclist killed in I-80 onramp crash

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office has identified a motorcyclist who died Tuesday after his motorcycle struck a guardrail of an Elkhorn Boulevard onramp to westbound Interstate 80.

Coroner’s deputies identified the man as Roman Ishchuk, 27, of Sacramento.

The crash occurred about 8 a.m. as Ishchuk was riding a 2003 Buell motorcycle on the westbound ramp. The motorcycle was traveling at high speed in the carpool lane when Ishchuk lost control and the motorcycle struck the guardrail, according to a California Highway Patrol news release.

Ishchuk died at the scene, the CHP reported. He was wearing a helmet, CHP officials said.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews