51-Year-Old Rider Fatally Injured in Motorcycle Accident near Platina

SHASTA COUNTY, CA (August 31, 2022) – Late Sunday afternoon, a motorcycle crash on Highway 36 claimed the life of Kevin Burgess.

The fatal accident occurred shortly before 4:00 p.m., just west of Platina.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the rider of a motorcycle lost control on a curve and veered off the roadway, before striking a nearby tree.

Due to the extent of injuries sustained, responding medical personnel later declared 51-year-old Burgess dead at the scene.

Following preliminary investigations, Shasta County Officials said that alcohol was not a factor in the collision. In addition, investigators say Burgess was wearing a helmet at the time.

No further details regarding have been provided to the public; however, more information will be released once available.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Kevin Burgess.

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