A man in his 50s was riding his motorcycle near Chateau Fresno Avenue and Jensen Avenue when the fatal accident occurred. A man in a blue truck attempted to make a left turn into a residence when he hit the motorcyclist.
The motorcyclist died at the scene of the crash, reports KFSN. Officials determined the motorcycle had the right of way. Although the driver of the truck was released, he may face serious charges.
The California Highway Patrol says accidents like these often occur on country roads when people are traveling in the dark, reports KFSN.
According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), 4,295 motorcyclists died in crashes in 2014. Here is additional information regarding motorcycle crashes: