26-Year-Old Motorcyclist Killed in Fatal Collision near New Chicago Avenue

VALLE VISTA, CA (July 21, 2022) – Monday night, 26-year-old Austun Cooley was pronounced dead after a motorcycle crash on Acacia Avenue.

The incident happened around 9:15 p.m., near New Chicago Avenue on July 18th.

According to reports, Cooley, was riding his 2012 Yamaha east on Acacia Avenue, at a high rate of speed. There, he collided with a Dodge 2500 pickup-truck that was attempting to back into a residential driveway.

Paramedics arrived shortly after and transported 26-year-old Cooley to Riverside University Medical Center, where he later died.

Meanwhile, the driver of the pickup truck, a 34-year-old man, did not suffer any injuries. He was taken in for questioning but no arrests were made.


The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Austun Cooley. May you find comfort and strength during this time.


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