Update, 1:15 p.m.: The motorcyclist, a man in his late 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene, Murrieta Fire Department spokesman Matt Corelli said. Corelli added that it was unclear how many people were involved, but no other injuries were reported. - City News Service
UPDATE, 10:50 a.m.: All lanes appear to be open, with emergency crews no longer on the scene. According to reports, the motorcyclist involved in the crash is the fatality.
A crash at 7:33 a.m. involving four vehicles and a motorcyclist has shut down the southbound 215.
There has been at least one fatality. According to the Southwest Riverside News Network, the four vehicles were all in the number one lane behind the motorcycle, and rear-ended each other.
The accident occurred close to the Murrieta Hot Springs Road exit. Traffic is being diverted off Murrieta Hot Springs Road, and a SigAlert was issued for the next few hours.
Check back with Murrieta Patch for more details as they become available.