A motorcyclist who was killed in a California hit-and-run accident was identified. The 53-year-old victim was riding his Harley-Davidson south on the highway when a vehicle crashed into him near the connecting road between the road he was on and another roadway. He was sent over the railing and fell a minimum of 80 feet to the ground. The motorcycle-car accident occurred around 5:50 p.m.
On Oct. 28, a Ventura County Sheriff's deputy was killed in a hit-and-run crash that was believed to have involved a drunk driver. The accident reportedly occurred in the northbound lanes of 101 Freeway near the Lewis Road on-ramp in Camarillo.
The mother of a young man who terrorized Orange County earlier this year is now on trial for causing a car accident that injured three people, and then leaving the scene. The woman's son made news this February when he carjacked a vehicle and went on a freeway shooting spree in the area, killing three people. The rampage ended when he shot himself to death.
A young woman whose father is a sergeant with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) was arrested for the hit-and-run death of a 60-year-old man riding his bicycle in Gardena. The 22-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter, perjury, filing a false police report, and felony hit and run.