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Deadly Fresno Motorcycle Crash Kills Rider

FRESNO, CA (July 6, 2021) – Police are investigating a motorcycle accident on Wednesday that claimed the life of Edgar Jimenez Jr. in Fresno.

The fatal crash occurred around 11:30 a.m., when a motorcyclist struck the side of a white pickup truck near Gettysburg Avenue.

Due to the impact of the collision, 26-year-old Edgar Jimenez Jr was pronounced dead on scene.

Meanwhile, a woman inside the pick-up truck was taken to a nearby hospital in unknown condition.

Fresno police later stated that speed might be a factor that contributed to the motorcycle accident. However, an active investigation remains ongoing.

The surrounding area on Barton Avenue was closed for a brief time. But, the roadway has since reopened.

Once available, more information will be provided.


No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Our deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Edgar Jimenez Jr.


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