One Rider Dead after Traffic Collision near Hank Monk Avenue
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA (July 25, 2022) – 47-year-old Charles Idell lost his life last Wednesday in a motorcycle crash on Black Bart Avenue.
The incident occurred along Black Bart Avenue and Hank Monk Avenue around 7:00 a.m., July 20th, according to initial reports.
Furthermore, California Highway Patrol said Idell was riding north of Black Bart Avenue, when for unknown reasons, he crashed into a Toyota pickup turning left.
Moreover, paramedics arrived to the scene and rushed Idell to a nearby hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.
Meanwhile, the unidentified female driver of the pickup sustained only minor injuries.
Both directions of the roadway were temporarily closed down to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.
At this time, officials said it is unknown if alcohol or illegal substances played a role in the fatal crash. However, an active investigation is ongoing.
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