A blue car and a blue motorcycle involved in a fatal crash on Foxen Canyon Road near Sisquoc on Sunday.
A motorcyclist was killed Sunday in a collision with a sedan on Foxen Canyon Road near Sisquoc. Credit: Santa Barbara County Fire Department photo

A motorcyclist was killed Sunday in a collision with a car on Foxen Canyon Road near Sisquoc, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department.

The crash involving a Honda Accord and a Yamaha R6 motorcycle occurred shortly before 10 a.m. on the 7600 block of Foxen Canyon Road, near Foxen Vineyard & Winery, according to the California Highway Patrol.

CPR was performed on the motorcyclist — an 18-year-old Santa Maria man — but he was declared dead at the scene, fire Capt. Scott Safechuck said.

The victim’s identity was not available pending notification of relatives.

The collision occurred as the Honda was traveling north and the motorcycle was southbound, the CHP said.

The motorcycle drifted across the double yellow lines and slammed head-on into the Honda, which was driven by 42-year-old Bobbie Dowdy of Arroyo Grande, the CHP said.

The rider was ejected from the motorcycle, and several witnesses rushed to provide him aid before emergency personnel arrived.

Dowdy and her passenger were not injured in the crash, the CHP said.

Foxen Canyon Road was shut down for a time in the area of the collision, about 10 miles east of Orcutt.

The crash is under investigation by the CHP, which said weather, drugs and alcohol were not factors in the collision.

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