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Motorcyclist Fatally Struck near Brokaw Road in San Jose

SAN JOSE, CA (August 26, 2021) – Tuesday night, a man was killed in a motorcycle accident on Highway 101, near Brokaw Road in San Jose.

Officers responded to the scene around 7:29 p.m., after receiving reports of a body lying on the road.

According to reports, a man in his late 50s was traveling at about 60 mph in the far left lane when another vehicle veered into his path. In attempt to avoid a collision, the rider swerved to the right and struck the rear of a stopped vehicle.

The rider was ejected from his bike and thrown onto the roadway as a result of the impact. Despite life-saving efforts, he was pronounced dead on scene. No other injuries were reported.

Following the incident, the CHP closed the surrounding area for a few hours during investigation and cleanup.

At this time, authorities have not released to the identity of the victim involved. However, an active investigation is underway.

More information will be made available as it becomes available.


The team at Sweet James sends out their heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of the victim who are grieving over the loss of their loved one.


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