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Motorcycle Fatality On Highway 4

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Copperopolis, CA– A female passenger on a motorcycle was killed this afternoon on Highway 4 and Pool Station Road just east of Copperopolis.

According to Rebecca Myers of the San Andreas CHP, the accident happened shortly after 2 pm. The accident involved a husband and wife, both 69, who were riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle.

Initial reports indicated that the motorcycle collided with a van, but Myers says it is possible that the accident was a solo incident. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

The husband and driver of the motorcycle, suffered serious injuries and was flown to a Modesto hospital.

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