SAN JOSE -- Police are investigating a Monday evening crash that claimed the life of a motorcyclist on Almaden Expressway near Vine Avenue.
A call reporting a collision between a motorcycle and a white GMC Yukon came in shortly after 6 p.m., police said. Officers found the man who had been riding the motorcycle down on the 1500 block of Almaden, near the Italian Gardens apartment complex. He was pronounced dead around 6:30 p.m., said San Jose police Sgt. Jason Dwyer.
The woman who drove the SUV is cooperating with investigators, Dwyer said, and she is not believed to have been intoxicated.
The cause of the collision remains under investigation, Dwyer said, and additional details were not immediately available. The identity of the motorcyclist is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
Contact Eric Kurhi at 408-920-5852. Follow him at Twitter.com/erickurhi.