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Sonora Man Dies In Motorcycle Accident

Jamestown, CA — A Sonora man was fatally injured in a motorcycle accident on Hwy 49/108 near Bell Mooney Rd. in Jamestown Saturday morning.

The CHP says 52-year-old Mark Scott Smith Sr. was traveling southbound on a 2006 Harley Davidson when traffic came to a quick stop ahead of him because of a turning vehicle. Smith applied his brakes, was ejected from the bike, and skidded approximately 135 ft. He was pronounced dead by paramedics on scene.

The accident was reported shortly before the noon hour.

Written by bjhansen@mlode.com.