1 dead after motorcycle crash in Oildale

This picture was taken Friday June 22, 2018 after a crash in Oildale killed a motorcyclist. (KBAK/KBFX)

A motorcyclist is dead after a hit and run crash on Oil Drive and Roberts Lane in Oildale.

According to California Highway Patrol's incident report the motorcyclist was found in the roadway when the crash was reported around noon.

The motorcyclist suffered from major head trauma before succumbing to the injury.

Officers are currently looking a silver Chevy pickup they believe was involved in the crash and fled the scene.

Lanes heading east on Roberts Lane had been closed as the Kern County Fire Department begin their investigation.

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