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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. 

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