Man dies when ejected from bike and hits head

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Man dies when ejected from bike and hits head

#1 Post by MistrissKittie » Mon Oct 19, 2009 7:04 pm

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TRACY — A 25-year-old Tracy man died when he was ejected from his motorcycle and struck his head on a piece of concrete.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash occurred about 3:40 p.m. Friday when the man, who was not wearing a helmet, struck a piece of concrete on an embankment in the 26000 block of Kasson Rd.

The man, whose identiy has not yet been released, was driving at about 30 to 35 miles per hour down a dirt embankment on private property. According to the CHP, the embankment had large broken pieces of concrete in the dirt, the driver of the 2006 Yamaha YZF 450 struck a piece of the concrete and was ejected from his bike.

The incident remains under investigation.
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#2 Post by MistrissKittie » Wed Oct 21, 2009 4:16 pm

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motorcycle crash victim identified: The 25-year-old man killed in a motorcycle crash last week has been identified as Tracy resident Samuel Fione Tavake.

The California Highway Patrol said Tavake was riding a motorcycle down an embankment Friday afternoon in the 26000 block of Kasson Road when he struck a piece of concrete and was ejected from his 2006 Yamaha YZF 450. Tavake, who was not wearing a helmet, struck his head on another piece of concrete, killing him.
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