John Randall Prater Killed in Accident on Angeles Forest Highway in Palmdale

John Randall Prater Killed in Accident on Angeles Forest Highway in Palmdale

John Randall Prater Killed in Accident on Angeles Forest Highway in Palmdale

57-Year-Old Littlerock Man Fatally Injured in Motorcycle Crash near Mile Marker 13.92

 
PALMDALE, CA (April 10, 2018) – On Tuesday afternoon, a fatal motorcycle accident took place on the Angeles Forest Highway, just north of Mile Marker 13.92.
 
The deceased victim was identified 57-year-old John Randall Prater of Littlerock, according to the coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter.
 
According to CHP reports, Prater was riding his 2003 Honda Gold Wing motorcycle northbound on the highway around 2:30 PM, when he failed to negotiate a curve. He swerved into oncoming traffic, crashing head-on with a 2014 Toyota Camry.
 
Prater sustained major injuries and was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver of the Toyota, 25-year-old Juan Carlos Anaya of Palmdale, suffered injuries and was transported to the Antelope Valley Hospital for treatment and evaluation.
 
Officials do not believe that drugs and alcohol were contributing factors, and continue to investigate the fatal accident. If you witnessed the collision and have additional information, contact Officer Wheeler at Antelope Valley CHP Office (661) 948-8541.


Heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of John Randall Prater. May he rest in peace.


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