Thursday, December 8, 2016

Motorcyclist Killed on Interstate 40

(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

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