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Motorcyclist Killed In Collision With School Bus in Oxnard

Posted on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 1:12pm

A motorcyclist is dead, after he crashed into a school bus in Oxnard.

It happened just before 4 p.m. yesterday, near the intersection of Pleasant Valley, and Etting Roads. Oxnard Police say a motorcycle was eastbound on Pleasant Valley Road when the westbound bus started to make a turn onto Etting Road.

The motorcyclist, James Joseph Kelly of Port Hueneme, couldn’t avoid the bus. He hit the brakes, and his bike went down, causing him to skid into the path of the bus.

The 28 year old Port Hueneme man was pronounced dead at the scene. There were no students on the school bus at the time of the accident, and the driver was uninjured. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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