Suspected DUI Crash near White Owl Drive Left 66-Year-Old Lodi Man Dead

WALLACE, CA (April 20, 2023) – Sunday evening, Chad Katzakian was hospitalized and arrested after a fatal motorcycle crash on Southworth Road. According to reports, the incident happened around 6:00 p.m. along Southworth Road north of White Owl Drive. Investigators said a 2004 Harley-Davidson driven by a 66-year-old man from Lodi traveled south at an unknown rate of speed. The rider lost control and went off the east shoulder, running into two barbed-wire fences and into a grass field. At the same time, 62-year-old Chad Katzakian was following the first rider and also crashed into the field. Medical responders said the first rider succumbed to their injuries at the scene. Officials have not yet released his identity. Meanwhile, police arrested Katzakian for suspected DUI before being airlifted to Memorial Medical Center in Modesto for major injuries. Local authorities encourage anyone with additional information about the Southworth Road motorcycle crash to contact them immediately.
The team at Sweet James sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of the victim. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.
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