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Motorcyclist leading funeral procession crashes on 60 Freeway

January 5, 2013 | 12:18 pm

A motorcyclist crashed Saturday while escorting a funeral procession on the 60 Freeway in the City of Industry, authorities said.

The procession was headed east and near the Fullerton Road exit about 10:45 a.m. when the motorcyclist hit another another vehicle and lost control of his bike, California Highway Patrol Officer Ed Jacobs said.

The motorcyclist was conscious but suffered a concussion, according to the CHP incident log.

He was taken by helicopter to a trauma center. His name and age were not available.  No other injuries were reported.

A SigAlert was issued for the area and two lanes were closed.

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-- Corina Knoll

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