Motorcyclist killed in Redding crash

Oct 9, 2015 12:08 PM by News Staff

For the second time this week, a person has died in a motorcycle accident in the North State.

It happened just after 10:30 p.m. Thursday on Texas Springs Road just north of Taku Lane in Redding.

According to the California Highway Patrol, Michael Fontaine, 58, was riding his motorcycle southbound on Texas Springs Road when he veered off the road and slammed into a telephone pole. Fontaine was pronounced dead at the scene. The CHP is investigating.

On Tuesday, Kristopher Dudar, 20, died after crashing his motorcycle on Clark Road in Paradise.


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