Stateline man dies Monday in motorcycle crash

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — A Stateline man suffered fatal injuries in a single vehicle crash Monday, Oct. 10, on California State Route 4 west of Upper Cascade Creek in Alpine County.

The 36-year-old man, whose name is being withheld pending next of kin notification, was riding a black 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle at approximately 7:15 p.m. eastbound on SR-4 at an unknown speed, according to a California Highway Patrol report.

CHP said the man failed to safely negotiate a sharp curve and traversed to the north side of the roadway where he was ejected from his motorcycle and landed on the rocky dirt shoulder.

Personnel from South Lake Tahoe CHP and the Alpine County Sheriff’s Office arrived on scene where the rider was pronounced dead.

CHP said no other vehicles or parties appear to be involved.  

CHP is investigating the collision. An ACSO deputy is the coroner investigating the incident.

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