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Vacaville police closed East Monte Vista Ave Sunday, after a fatal motorcycle accident. (Robinson Kuntz/Daily Republic)


Vacaville police: Motorcyclist dies in crash

By From page A1 | May 26, 2014

VACAVILLE — A motorcyclist in his 20s died as a result of a traffic accident on East Monte Vista Avenue, Sunday.

Police received a call about 3 p.m. referencing a vehicle collision with a downed motorcyclist, Vacaville Police Lt. Mark Donaldson said.

Police responded to the scene at County Airport Road where an off-duty nurse was performing CPR on the victim. Vacaville fire paramedics attempted life-saving measures but the man was pronounced dead at the scene. Donaldson said the victim was a Vacaville resident in his mid-20s.

Paramedics transported an elderly driver to VacaValley Hospital for injuries as a result of air bag deployment, Donaldson said.

The driver of a small-sized SUV was traveling southbound on Monte Vista Avenue before the collision with the motorcyclist, who was traveling northbound with two other motorcyclists, Donaldson said.

“It’s really early on in the investigation to determine who’s at fault or what the cause of the collision is,” Donaldson said.

He said it was unknown if speed, alcohol or drugs played a role in the accident.

A portion of Monte Vista Avenue was closed to traffic while police officers investigated the scene.

Police will not release the name of the victim pending the official notification of next of kin.

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Adrienne Harris

Adrienne Harris

Adrienne joined the Daily Republic in September 2009. She earned her journalism degree at the University of Florida in 2005 and has worked at newspapers in Fort Pierce, Fla.; Las Cruces, N.M.; and El Paso, Texas.

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  • vacavillianMay 26, 2014 - 2:32 am

    PLEASE SEND YOUR PRAYERS OUT to this mans family he had a baby on the way and im sure its going to be hard for his family to get through this tragedy. RIDE IN PEACE HOMIE

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  • Orange CrushMay 26, 2014 - 6:50 am

    Thank you for the kind words. He is my relative and the family is completely broken We cannot grasp the fact that he is gone. Prayers are appreciated

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  • ColoradanMay 26, 2014 - 7:13 pm

    My heart is broken for this family. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Much love from Colorado!

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  • CD BrooksMay 26, 2014 - 6:25 am

    Tragic. RIP young man. Condolences to family and friends.

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  • Snuggle bunnyMay 26, 2014 - 7:25 am

    Someone can get a trust fund going for this young mans family to help them out for the hard times ahead

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  • Joe QuinnMay 26, 2014 - 7:45 am

    I am only one of many in this biker community (family) that would like to send my condolences to his family...R.I.P. Brother...

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  • weaverwomanMay 26, 2014 - 9:01 am

    Pornic, you are about rude. There are special titles for people like you, but we are not allowed to post them here.

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  • PornacMay 26, 2014 - 11:31 am

    Truth can be ugly.

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  • Solano County PeckerwoodMay 26, 2014 - 9:55 am

    Pornac, ur heartless and if knew who you were id go see you. Your a heartless coward...

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  • Tamara CarousosMay 26, 2014 - 10:12 am

    I was at work and heard the first sirens...and then I was driving on Hwy 505 and saw the accident scene...I am so sorry for your loss! May he rest in peace and I hope the other elderly driver is going to be okay too....

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  • MikeMay 26, 2014 - 12:35 pm

    Rip brother

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  • RichBIxMay 26, 2014 - 1:09 pm

    Fly with the angels, forever. Shalom !

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  • Jesse santosMay 26, 2014 - 8:49 pm

    Begin the trust fund I would like to donate. God be with the family in this tragic time and open your gentle arms to this young man. Santos Family Vacaville

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  • jeremyMay 26, 2014 - 9:48 pm

    Prayers to the family from Fresno ca

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  • HMay 28, 2014 - 4:25 pm

    Thank you all for your sympathy, respect, prayers and kind words. The family is absolutely heartbroken. His fiancé is left pregnant and due in July. Anyone interested in helping the family out it is greatly appreciated. Please visit the fund that has been set up to help the family and his baby on the way. Thank you again for all your support for this family during this tremendously difficult time. http://www.gofundme.com/9jje2w

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  • napachick55May 27, 2014 - 11:04 am

    http://www.gofundme.com/9jje2w Here is the fund to help his Babygirl and fiance left behind. Anything will help. RIP Rick

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