Motorcyclist killed in crash outside Gold Country Casino

Motorcyclist killed in crash on Highway 162 near Gold Country Casino. (Courtesy: Justin Stohlman).

OROVILLE, Calif. - A motorcyclist was killed in a crash Wednesday night outside of Gold Country Casino in Oroville.

The California Highway Patrol said they received the call about the crash on Olive Highway around 8:47 p.m. They said a 48-year-old male motorcyclist from Oroville and a vehicle collided on the highway.

Medics pronounced the motorcyclist dead at the scene. The driver of the vehicle, a 70-year-old woman, received minor injuries and was taken to Oroville Hospital.

The CHP said drugs or alcohol were not factors for the motorcyclist.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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