The following is a press release from the California Highway Patrol:
Party #1 was driving a 2009 Harley-Davidson motorcycle westbound on SR-20, east of Rosemont Drive. Party #2 was driving a 2020 International truck-tractor and trailer combination eastbound on SR-20, east of Rosemont Drive. Both vehicles were approaching each other within their respective lanes.
For reasons still under investigation, Party #1 allowed his motorcycle to enter the opposing lane of traffic and collide with Party #2’s vehicle combination. Party #1 was transported to Sutter-Lakeside Hospital by Northshore Fire Protection District ambulance and succumbed to his injuries. Party #2 was not injured. Alcohol and/or drugs is not believed to be a factor in this crash.