Highway 12 Fatal Motorcycle Crash Kills Mark Edwards
Sacramento County, CA (July 27, 2020) – On Friday, 62-year-old Mark Edwards of Isleton died in a motorcycle crash on Highway 12.
The fatal incident happened at around 1:42 p.m. when a westbound motorcycle slowly drifted into the eastbound lane. As a result, the motorcyclist collided head-on with a tractor-trailer near Brannan Island Road.
Consequently, emergency crews pronounced Edwards dead at the scene.
Police have not yet disclosed details about the driver of the tractor-trailer involved in the accident.
Meanwhile, authorities pointed out drugs and alcohol were factors in the fatal crash. The police ask witnesses’ help in the investigation. CHP will release additional information once it becomes available.
We at Sweet Lawyers express our condolences to the family and friends of Mark Edwards. May you find courage in this time of grief.
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