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December 13, 2012 (San Diego) – Rosalio Cardenas, 29, has died of injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident yesterday at 7:51 a.m. on Highway 15 northbound near University Avenue. 

According to the California Highway Patrol, two motorcyclists were splitting lanes in heavy traffic when the Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by Cardenas slowed and was struck by the rider of the Hyosung motorcycle.  Both riders were ejected. Cardenas landed in front of a Freightliner semi truck and was struck by the right front tire.

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