Santa Maria Motorcyclist Dies Following Collision
Update by edhat staff
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim as 63-yr-old Joseph Wiley of Santa Maria.
It is presumed this was a solo collision without other vehicles involved, although this has yet to be confirmed by the California Highway Patrol.
By edhat staff
A motorcyclist died following a collision in Santa Maria on Thursday evening.
At 7:09 p.m., Santa Barbara County firefighters and a ground ambulance responded to the 6200 block of Dominion Road. Crews found a single motorcyclist off the roadway, unconscious and not breathing.
CPR was performed on the patient but it was determined they died at the scene.
It is unknown whether the motorcyclist died from trauma related to the collision or whether a medical emergency took place prior to the collision. A medical expert will determine the official cause of death.
California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.