Arroyo Grande, CA – 49-Year-old Struck, Killed in Motorcycle Accident
Arroyo Grande, CA (October 11, 2018) – On Tuesday, October 9, a 49-year-old was struck and killed in a motorcycle accident that took place on Highway 101 near El Campo Road. The accident happened around 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday.
The accident happened when a deer ran out onto the road. A 54-year-old man from Orcutt was heading south in the area when he struck a deer, which caused the animal to be thrown into the next traffic lane directly into the path of a Harley Davidson motorcycle. The motorcycle rider, Johnny Dale Trujillo, struck the deer and was then ejected from the motorcycle.
A Toyota Prius was passing on the highway and wasn’t able to stop in time when Trujillo appeared in the road. Trujillo suffered fatal trauma as a result of the accident.
The Prius driver was identified as 67-year-old Kathryn Sue Hoag. She was not injured in the accident.
Police are still investigating at this time.
Arroyo Grande Motorcycle Accident
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