Motorcyclist Killed in Highway 70 Collision

A motorcyclist was killed on Thursday after they collided with a truck on Highway 70.

Posted: Nov 2, 2018 10:13 AM
Updated: Nov 2, 2018 10:24 AM

YUBA-SUTTER COUNTY, Calif. - A motorcyclist was killed on Thursday after they collided with a truck on Highway 70.

At around 5:48 p.m. a 2005 Harley Davidson Motorcycle driven by Joseph Legnon, 54, of Marysville, was traveling northbound on Highway 70 approaching Noble Road. 

For unknown reasons, Legnon's vehicle crossed the double-yellow line and collided with a 2013 Chevy 2500 truck traveling southbound. 

Legnon was transported to Rideout Memorial Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. 

The driver of the truck, an unidentified 16-year-old from Marysville, was uninjured. 

It is unknown is alcohol or drugs were a factor in the collision. 

Article Comments

Chico
Overcast
52° wxIcon
Hi: 55° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 52°
Oroville
Overcast
58° wxIcon
Hi: 57° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 58°
Paradise
Overcast
52° wxIcon
Hi: 50° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 52°
Chester
Overcast
40° wxIcon
Hi: 42° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 35°
Red Bluff
Overcast
52° wxIcon
Hi: 53° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 52°
Willows
Overcast
52° wxIcon
Hi: 54° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 52°
This afternoon showers move into the area and stick with us through Saturday. Dense fog and sunny skies Saturday-Monday with a return to rain chances by next Tuesday.
KHSL Severe
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures

Community Events