Speeding Rider Dies after Crashing into Car on Highway 1 in Santa Cruz
SANTA CRUZ, CA (September 20, 2019) – A man was killed in a motorcycle crash Friday evening in Santa Cruz, authorities said.
The crash happened around 7:52 p.m. on Highway 1 at Soquel Drive.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a 2000 Harley-Davidson motorcycle was heading southbound on Highway 1 at a high rate of speed when it rear-ended a 1998 Toyota Camry that was traveling in the same direction.
The impact caused the motorcycle to hit the center divider of the highway. The rider suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.
The coroner’s office identified the victim as Steven Edward Lovett, 31, of Watsonville.
Meanwhile, the driver of the Toyota, a 35-year-old Soquel resident, was not unharmed.
Officials have not yet determined if drugs and/or alcohol were involved. The crash is still under investigation.
No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Our deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Steven Lovett.
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