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Motorcyclist killed in Oildale crash with SUV identified

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Posted at 8:11 AM, Jan 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-21 16:07:37-05

The California Highway Patrol said a preliminary investigation found that a 48-year-old man riding a red Kawasaki ZG1000 motorcycle west on

Roberts Lane approaching Sequoia Drive ran a red light and crashed into an SUV that had a green left turn arrow.

Alcohol and drugs do not appear to be a factor in the crash, said CHP. CHP said the motorcycle rider was wearing a helmet.

A man killed Thursday night when his motorcycle crashed with an SUV in Oildale has been identified, according to the Kern County Sheriff's Office.

Jack Phillip Singleton II , 48, of Bakersfield, was declared dead at the scene after 9 p.m. in the intersection of Roberts Lane and Sequoia Drive, said KCSO.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing.