Motorcyclist killed after colliding with SUV in Oroville

Apr 7, 2016 8:54 PM by News Staff

A Berry Creek motorcyclist was killed Thursday in Oroville when he collided with a turning SUV, California Highway Patrol reported.

The motorcyclist was traveling westbound on SR 162 near Foreman Creek Road. The uninjured driver of the SUV, Rebecca Dobson 31 of Bellbrook, Ohio, slowed to approximately 20 miles per hour in order to make a left turn. Dobson did not see the oncoming cyclist and made the turn.

The cyclist attempted to brake but was unsuccessful, hitting the SUV and being ejected from the motorcycle.

The name of the motorcyclist while authorities notify the next of kin. Drugs and alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the accident.

California Highway Patrol will continue to investigate the accident.


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