Motorcycle rider dies in north Bakersfield crash
UPDATE: The Kern County coroner's office on Tuesday identified the motorcycle rider as 19-year-old Brandon Thomas Leming.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) -- A motorcycle rider died after crashing Monday night at Snow and Quail Creek roads.
California Highway Patrol Officer Art Guerra said witnesses reported seeing the motorcycle rider traveling at a high rate of speed.
Guerra said the rider appears to have blown through a stop sign before crashing into the side of a trailer being pulled by a pickup.
The rider was thrown from his bike.
No one in the pickup was hurt.