Motorcyclist killed in San Jose crash

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (KRON) — A motorcyclist died in a crash with a car in San Jose.

San Jose police responded to the crash in the area of Senter Rd and Capitol Expwy just before midnight on Wednesday. The roadway was cleared and open to cars by 7:50 a.m. Thursday, police alerted.

According to the preliminary investigation, a driver in a Toyota Corolla was driving east on Capitol Expressway when they struck a motorcyclist who was riding south on Senter Rd. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man driving the car remained on the scene and cooperated, San Jose police said. They do not believe drugs and alcohol are involved.

Just before 6 a.m., police had tweeted they were still on the scene of the crash and ask morning commuters to take alternate routes.

The Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office is working to confirm the motorcyclist’s identity. This is the 37th deadly crash in San Jose this year.

Anyone with information on this investigation is urged to contact Detective Malvido #4206 of the San José Police Department’s Traffic Investigations Unit at 408-277-4654.

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