Motorcyclist killed in crash with vehicle in Menifee identified

MENIFEE – A 37-year-old man from southeast Los Angeles County was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed Menifee, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department said today.

The crash was in the 31000 block of Haun Road, and it was reported to the Menifee Police Department at 8:24 p.m. Saturday, according to a department statement.

The Coroner’s Office later identified the motorcyclist as Vincent Longoria, from the L.A. suburb of Lynwood.

Officers arriving at the scene located Longoria in a dirt field next to his Suzuki motorcycle, according to a department statement. Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.

Longoria had been was traveling north on Haun Road when he left the paved roadway and lost control of his motorcycle.

Deputies asked anyone who witnessed the crash to call the Perris sheriff’s station at (951) 210-1000.

MENIFEE – SHERIFF PRESS RELEASE – On Saturday, September 21, 2013, at 08:24 PM, officers from the Menifee Police department responded to a report of a vehicle collision involving a single motorcyclist at the 31000 block of Haun Rd. in the city of Menifee. A 37-year-old male resident of Lynwood, CA was located in a dirt field next to his Suzuki motorcycle. Cal Fire and American Medical Response responded to the scene. The rider succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased on scene by medical personnel.

The Menifee Traffic Reconstruction Unit responded to the scene. A preliminary investigation revealed the rider was traveling northbound on Haun Rd. when he left the paved roadway and lost control of his motorcycle.

Anyone with information on this investigation is encouraged to call Deputy Cail at the Perris Sheriff’s Station, (951) 210-1000.

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