A Wildomar man was recognized as the motorcyclist who died in a collision Sunday night in Thermal.
Shane James, 26, was pronounced lifeless at 6:40 p.m. in the 85-500 block of Airport Boulevard, according to the Riverside County Coroner’s office environment.
All around 6 p.m., James was riding a dirt bike that collided with a forklift, in accordance to Cal Fireplace.
The forklift operator was not hurt, the California Freeway Patrol claimed. The specific trigger of the collision is underneath investigation.
James is the fourth Coachella Valley traffic fatality this year.
There were at least 66 site visitors fatalities across the desert in 2020. Twenty-five concerned pedestrians and the relaxation included drivers, passengers, bicyclists and motorcyclists.
In 2019, 23 pedestrians died on Coachella Valley streets. The in general selection of site visitors fatalities surpassed 73.
Desert Sunlight reporter Colin Atagi covers criminal offense, public protection and road and highway safety. He can be attained at [email protected] or abide by him at @tdscolinatagi. Aid community information, subscribe to The Desert Sunshine.
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