Publish Date: 2022/01/18
IMPERIAL COUNTY, CA — A 19-year-old man died late Sunday afternoon after a motorcycle accident at the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area near Brawley, according to Calexico Chronicle.
The fatal collision occurred just south of the Hugh T. Osborne Overlook on January 16 shortly after 4:00 p.m.
California Highway Patrol said the young man appeared to have been alone when he lost control of his 2021 Yamaha YZ450F motocross motorcycle and was ejected from the bike.
First responders applied life-saving measures to the victim, but he succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
An investigation remains ongoing, but CHP said he was wearing a helmet at the time of the incident, and no impairment was suspected. No other vehicles were involved.
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