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Update: Fatal Motorcycle Crash On Buchanan Road

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Update at 4:45 p.m.: The name of the rider from San Jose who was killed in a motorcycle crash in Tuolumne County on Sunday evening has been released. He is 37-year-old Adam Jones of San Jose. Additional details regarding the collision can be viewed below.

Original post written by BJ Hansen at 6:14 a.m.: Tuolumne, CA — A San Jose resident was killed in a motorcycle crash in Tuolumne County on Sunday evening at 7:20 p.m. on Buchanan Road, east of Canyon Drive.

The unidentified 37-year-old failed to negotiate a curve, was ejected, and struck a guardrail. Arriving emergency medical service providers attempted life-saving efforts, but the rider was pronounced dead at the scene. The CHP reports that the rider was wearing a helmet and that drugs/alcohol were not believed to be a contributing factor in the crash.

The name of the rider is being withheld pending notification of family members.

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