A 34-year-old motorcyclist killed in a collision with a stopped van on the Ortega (74) Highway near Lake Elsinore was traveling over 80 mph at the time of impact, the California Highway Patrol said Monday.

Javier Hernandez Segura of Murrieta was fatally injured about 11 a.m. Sunday on the eastbound side of the highway, just east of South Main Divide Road, according to the CHP.

Officer Mike Lassig said that Segura was riding a 2006 Suzuki GSXR motorcycle and was “observed traveling at speeds in excess of 80 mph” moments before the crash.

The CHP spokesman said that a 52-year-old San Clemente man at the wheel of a 2008 Econoline van came to a complete stop on the eastbound Ortega to make a “legal left turn into a private parking area” just prior to Segura reaching the location.

According to Lassig, as the van driver waited for westbound vehicles to pass so he could initiate the turn, Segura approached from behind and plowed into the rear of the van, causing the victim to be ejected from his bike and onto the highway.

Riverside County Fire Department paramedics arrived within 20 minutes and pronounced the motorcyclist dead at the scene.

The van driver was not injured.

The two-lane highway was completely shut down for almost 30 minutes while officers established one-way traffic control. Both sides of the Ortega were reopened about 1 p.m. Sunday.

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