OAKLAND (CBS SF) — The California Highway Patrol is seeking the public’s help to find anyone who may have witnessed a fatal collision involving a motorcycle Sunday morning on an Oakland highway.
The incident was reported first reported on eastbound Interstate 980, near the 27th Street on-ramp, around 2 a.m., according to CHP officials.
Upon arrival, CHP officers found male motorcyclist and his 2006 orange Harley Davidson motorcycle in the shoulder of the highway. The victim, later identified as 40-year-old Rodeo resident Steven Lee, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Although the incident was initially reported as a hit-and-run, CHP officers are working to positively determine if any other vehicles were involved in the collision.
Anyone who may have seen the motorcyclist just before the collision or who witnessed the collision is asked to contact the Oakland CHP office at (510) 450-3821 or (707) 551-4196.
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