Rider Dies Following Fatal Ocotillo Wells Motorcycle Accident near Devil’s Slide off Highway 78
Ocotillo Wells, California (October 13, 2019) – According to a report by the California Highway Patrol, a motorcyclist was killed Saturday afternoon in a traffic accident in the Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area.
The deadly crash happened at around 3:15 p.m. Saturday, October 12, near Devil’s Slide off Highway 78.
As per the CHP report, the wreck involved a Ford Explorer and a motorcycle. Details of how the crash occurred were not immediately available.
The motorcyclist, only identified as a man in his 40s, died at the scene. His name has not been disclosed pending notification of family.
The accident remains under investigation by the CHP.