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Update: Fatal Motorcycle Crash On HWY 108

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Update at 5:39 p.m.: The CHP reports that the westbound lane of Highway 108 near Kennedy Meadow Road has been cleared of wreckage and debris after a fatal motorcycle crash, and traffic is moving freely once again. Further details on the deadly collision are below.

Original post at 1:35 p.m.: Tuolumne County, CA — One person has died after a motorcycle crash on Highway 108 in Tuolumne County.

The solo vehicle collision happened around 12:45 p.m., one mile west of Kennedy Meadow Road in the Stanislaus National Forest. The CHP reports officers found the rider in the middle of the roadway unconscious and not breathing. CPR was administered for over an hour, but sadly, the rider succumbed to their injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The wreckage is blocking the westbound lane of the roadway. Officers are directing traffic as investigators are surveying the crash site. A tow crew will then remove it, allowing traffic to move freely.