(VVNG) – On May 19, 2014 at 6:16 p.m., the California Highway Patrol received a 911 call reference a traffic accident on Interstate 40 just west of the Newberry Springs off ramp in Newberry Springs.
Paramedics and officers arrived on scene to find Ben Joe Baca, a 66-year-old resident of Whittier, was traveling westbound on Interstate 40 in a 2007 Harley Road King when for an unknown reason he lost control of the motorcycle, overturned and was ejected.
He was pronounced dead on scene at 6:42 p.m. There were no other vehicles or persons involved. The California Highway Patrol is investigating.
source: San Bernardino County Coroners Release