22-Year-Old Oakdale Motorcyclist Fatally Injured in Crash near Gray Fox Court
OAKDALE, CA (August 20, 2018) – A man was killed early Monday evening following a motorcycle crash on Rodden Road. The victim was identified as 22-year-old Troy Holder of Oakdale.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident took place at about 6:30 PM near Gray Fox Court. Holder was riding a 2015 Harley-Davidson northwest on Rodden at about 60-65 miles per hour. As he was approaching a sharp curve, his motorcycle fell onto its right side and slid into the eastbound lane.
Holder was unable to avoid an oncoming 2006 Toyota, pinning him and his motorcycle underneath the vehicle. Emergency crews arrived at the scene to extricate the victim, who was rushed to the Oak Valley Hospital. Unfortunately, he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead by medical staff.
A GoFundMe page was created to assist Holder’s family with funeral expenses and to establish a memorial at the Oakdale Skate Park. Click on the link to donate and to support the campaign.
Meanwhile, the driver of the Toyota, identified as 36-year-old Lucas Bell, and his 38-year-old passenger, Jamie Norwood of Oakdale, sustained minor injuries. Updates on their condition were not immediately available.
Authorities noted that Holder was wearing a full-faced motorcycle helmet at the time of the crash. Bell and Norwood were also secured in their seatbelts, as per reports. No additional information has been disclosed to the public at this time, as an investigation is ongoing.
Sweet Law offers our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Troy Holder. Our deepest thoughts and prayers are with his bereaved loved ones during this trying time. May he rest in peace.
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