Granite Bay man killed in fatal crash

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Officials identified Monday a Granite Bay man killed in a motorcycle accident over the weekend. Mark James Diddy, 39, was pronounced dead at the scene after he was ejected from his motorcycle when it veered off Foresthill Road Sunday afternoon. The accident happened about 3:30 p.m. near Porto Fino Road. Diddy was reportedly wearing a helmet and riding westbound on a red work bike alongside a companion motorcyclist. The companion, Elias Cox, 38, of Fair Oaks, was arrested for suspected driving under the influence, according to Dave Montijo, California Highway Patrol spokesman. Cox was not injured. There were no updates Monday morning as to the cause or Diddy’s speed. The crash remains under investigation. -Staff report