Motorcyclists drives off Calavaris Rd

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Motorcyclists drives off Calavaris Rd

#1 Post by CrashDummy » Sun Feb 06, 2011 9:29 pm

Motorcyclist Falls Off Cliff Near Milipitas

Posted: 2:14 pm PST February 5, 2011
A motorcyclist died in a fall off a cliff in unincorporated Santa Clara County near Milpitas Saturday afternoon, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

The crash was reported at about 12:30 p.m. on Calaveras Road near Felter Road, CHP Officer Eric Anderson said.

For an unknown reason, the motorcyclist went off the roadway and died after a 30-foot fall down a roadside cliff, Anderson said.

There were no other vehicles involved in the crash, he said.

Calaveras Road was closed in both directions in the area as of 1:45 p.m. due to the crash, and there was no estimate for when the road would reopen, Anderson said.

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#2 Post by HoneyBadger » Mon Feb 07, 2011 6:34 am

Talked to a couple guys yesterday who were at the scene shortly after it happened, they couldn't see any marks or other reasons why the biker went off...no skid marks, scratches, debris or anything else to give an indication what happened.
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#3 Post by Fanny Fligurl » Mon Feb 07, 2011 10:26 am

Bummer to hear this, as we all know how much fun Calavares can be. Ride safe out there!
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#4 Post by NinjaMama » Thu Feb 10, 2011 10:38 pm

Always sad to hear about this kind of thing. It's sad no matter who it was but I hope it was no one we know or ride with. I know it's selfish of me, but I'm kind of tired of going to funerals.
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