Motorcyclist Dies in Palo Alto, CHP Motorcycle Officer Hit in San Jose

A motorcyclist died Thursday morning in Palo Alto after a crash with a commercial truck, the California Highway Patrol reported.

The accident was reported about 9:15 a.m. on US HIghway 101 at Embarcadero Road. All lanes were closed as a result.

Earlier, in San Jose, a CHP motorcycle officer suffered minor injuries on Interstate Highway 280 at Winchester Boulevard about 8:40 a.m. on his way to helping out another traffic collision, according to Officer Ross Lee. He was taken to the hospital to check out his injuries, the CHP said.

Alan Waples/NBC Bay Area
CHP officer involved in a motorcycle accident at Winchester Northbound on Thursday morning. (Aug. 4, 2016)
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