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Coroner ID's Motorcycle Rider Killed after Being Struck by Suspected DUI Driver

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A motorcyclist was killed Friday morning after a suspected DUI driver crashed into his motorcycle. 

The coroner's office has identified the man as Robert Prudholme, 41, of Compton.

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CHP arrived on scene around 7:45 AM on the eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 at Bob Hope Drive in Thousand Palms.

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According to officers, the driver of the vehicle is a female in her 50's. She was arrested for suspected DUI. California Highway Patrol says they had reports of a group of motorcyclists driving recklessly before the accident happened. The group was reportedly heading to Phoenix.

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