SAN JOSE -- A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with an automobile in San Jose Wednesday afternoon.
The crash happened at around 12:10 p.m. in the area of S. Monroe Street and Moorpark Avenue just west of the Interstate Highway 280/880 exchange.
San Jose police said a preliminary investigation indicated a man riding 2001 Ducati motorcycle eastbound on Moorpark at a high rate of speed collided with a 2013 Nissan sedan heading westbound Moorpark when it made a left turn onto southbound Monroe Street.
The motorcyclist was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. A juvenile female passenger in the Nissan was also hospitalized with injuries that were not life-threatening. The man driving the Nissan was not injured.
The victim's identity was withheld until his family was notified.
Anyone with information on this investigation was urged to contact Detective Dellicarpini #4103 of the San José Police Department's Traffic Investigations Unit at firstname.lastname@example.org or 408-277-4654.
It was the 42nd fatal traffic collision of 2022 and the 44th victim, police said.
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