Tuesday, 18 June 2024

Motorcyclist dies in Friday morning collision

KONO TAYEE – The California Highway Patrol reports that a crash took the life of a motorcycle rider Friday morning.


CHP Officer Adam Garcia said CHP dispatch received a call about 8:30 a.m. from some boaters who said they saw a motorcycle down an embankment just off Highway 20, west of Bruner Drive in the Kono Tayee area.


Garcia said the CHP's preliminary investigation indicates that the motorcyclist was riding at a high rate of speed heading westbound on Highway 20 and failed to negotiate a curve in the road.


The rider and motorcycle flew over the road edge and landed in a rocky area of Clear Lake's shoreline, said Garcia.


Garcia said it appeared that the rider – whose name has not been released pending family notification – died on impact, but the final determination will be made by a coroner's report.


The investigation, Garcia reported, is continuing, led by CHP Officer Brian Engle.


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