50-Year-Old Motorcyclist Killed in Crash near Highway 175 and Highway 29 Intersection
LAKEPORT, CA (April 8, 2018) – A collision between a motorcycle and a pickup took the life of a motorcyclist, on Sunday evening. The victim was later identified as 50-year-old Jason Randall Cliff, a resident of Lakeport.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision happened around 7:15 PM near the intersection of Highway 175 and Highway 29. A 2008 Buell motorcycle, driven by Cliff, was heading northbound when he looked away, crossed over the double yellow lines, and drifted into the path of an oncoming 2007 Dodge pickup.
The collision was head-on, leaving the man on the road and his motorcycle on fire. Firefighters and bystanders attempted to save the rider, but he succumbed to his injuries on the scene. The driver of the pickup, 29-year-old Tyler Knudsen, and the passenger, 22-year-old Brenda Torres, both residents of Middletown, were reportedly unharmed from the accident.
CHP’s investigation of the case is still ongoing. Drugs or alcohol are not considered as factors in the deadly collision. No other information is available at this moment.
Sweet Law offers our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Jason Randall Cliff. We wish them strength and comfort during this difficult time. May he rest in peace.
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