Authorities identify motorcyclist killed in crash on Skyway

Authorities have identified a man who died after a collision on Aug. 14 on Skyway, just west of Potter Road.

Posted: Aug 20, 2020 3:33 PM
Updated: Aug 20, 2020 4:59 PM

CHICO, Calif. – Authorities have identified a man who died after a collision on Skyway, just west of Potter Road.

Police said 27-year-old Ricardo Casa-Perez, from Chico, died at the hospital on the night of Aug. 14.

The single-vehicle collision happened around 10:19 p.m. on Aug. 14 on Skyway, west of Potter Road, according to police. When officers arrived at the scene, they said Perez was located unresponsive. He was taken to a local hospital where lifesaving efforts were performed. However, he succumbed to his injuries from the collision.

Speed was a factor in this collision, according to police. It’s unknown if drugs or alcohol were involved until toxicology services are returned.

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