MENDOCINO Co., 1/29/20 — Yesterday was a day of tragedy on the roads of Mendocino, with two people being killed in separate accidents. A motorcyclist whose name has not been released, pending notification of next of kin, died after a single vehicle crash a few miles west of Ukiah on Masonite Industrial Rd.
The motorcyclist was a 26 year old man, riding a 2001 Yamaha off-road bike. He apparently lost control of the motorcycle and went off the road crashing into a tree.
Here is the summary of the crash from the CHP:
Party #1 was traveling eastbound on Masonite Industrial Rd approximately 2.9 miles west of Kunzler Ranch Rd at an unknown speed, when P-1 lost control of V-1, causing V-1 to travel westbound off the shoulder and down a steep dirt embankment. V-1 collided with a tree causing V-1 to overturn, ejecting P-1.P-1 sustained fatal injuries from the collision. The collision is still under investigation and the identity of Party #1 is being withheld until the family is notified by the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office.