BYRON -- A motorcyclist crashed and was fatally injured on Byron Highway on Monday afternoon, authorities said.

The crash took place around 4:15 p.m. on Byron Highway near Bruns Road, only a few miles east of another fatal crash that closed Vasco Road earlier Monday afternoon.

No other vehicles were involved in the Byron Highway crash, and no other injuries were reported. A CalStar helicopter was called to the scene to transport the motorcyclist, but the person was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities are still investigating the crash. The motorcyclist's identity was not released.

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