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Motorcyclist killed in late-night crash on Gene Autry Trail identified

A 31-year-old motorcyclist is dead after suffering fatal injuries in a collision with a vehicle, shutting down Gene Autry Trail for hours Sunday night.  

According to the Palm Springs Police Department, the motorcyclist was heading north on Gene Autry Trail around 8 p.m. Sunday and collided with a vehicle that was heading in the opposite direction and making a left turn onto East Via Escuela.

The motorcyclist, identified as Caleb Goodrich, 31, of Auburn, died in the crash. The other driver, a 64-year-old Rancho Mirage resident, stayed at the scene and was taken to a local hospital with ``moderate injuries,'' police said. Investigators determined that no drugs or alcohol were involved in the crash. 

Police urge anyone with information regarding the collision to call the Palm Springs Police Department's Traffic Bureau at 760-323-8125

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