Two Fatally Struck in Motorcycle Accident near Garfield Avenue

FRESNO COUNTY, CA (August 21, 2023) – Thursday evening, two victims were killed in a motorcycle collision on Mount Whitney Avenue.

Authorities responded to the scene around 9:00 p.m., just west of Garfield Avenue on August 17th.

For reasons unknown, two motorcyclists were traveling in the opposite direction when they collided.

Medics arrived and pronounced a 38-year-old rider from Riverside and a 43-year-old rider of a Yamaha dead at the scene. Although, police have not yet released their identities.

Following preliminary duties, police say both riders were not wearing helmets at the time. In addition, investigators say the two victims knew each other and would frequently ride together.

Police do not suspect drugs and alcohol to be a potential factor. At this time, Fresno County officials continue to investigate the fatal Mount Whitney Avenue motorcycle crash.

In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to the family of Adell Vaughn and Catlin Lewis. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

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