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Motorcycle rider killed in head-on in Moreno Valley identified


Friday, May 21st, 2010
Issue 20, Volume 14.


MORENO VALLEY - A 31-year-old motorcycle rider who was killed in a head-on collision in Moreno Valley was identified today as a Riverside resident.

Michael John Kulakowski was declared dead at 5:28 p.m. Thursday at the Riverside County Regional Medical Center, according to the Riverside County Coroner's Advertisement
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Kulakowski was traveling south on Reche Vista around 5 p.m. when his motorcycle crossed the road and struck a vehicle heading north, said Sgt. Don Goodrich of the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.

The driver of the vehicle, a Moreno Valley resident, suffered minor injuries, Goodrich said.


 

2 comments

Comment Profile ImageJackie Lepore
Comment #1 | Friday, May 21, 2010 at 4:19 pm
This was the second death of a motorcyclist in the same day on this road (Reche Canyon/Reche Vista)...People need to slow down. Other fatalities occur because of speed! Meeting a burro or another driver of a car, truck, or motorcycle who has entered the oncoming traffic's lane to pass someone the driver feels is going too slow often means an accident, all too often a fatality. This may be one of the deadliest roads in Riverside County/San Bernardino County. I saw the second accident as I was going to San Bernardino from Moreno Valley and the woman performing CPR before the emergency services arrived. It is a scene no one who saw it will forget. The cycle was under the driver's side of the car.

SLOW DOWN, the life you save may be yours. I often am passed only to remain behind the person all the way to the stoplight at Barton or Reche Vista; sometimes the driver may be two or three cars ahead of me, but we end up at the same place just a second apart. DON'T ACT STUPIDLY. STAY SMART; STAY SAFE; STAY ALIVE!
Comment Profile ImageJenelle Mullen
Comment #2 | Sunday, May 23, 2010 at 8:16 am
RIP MIKEY. WE'RE GONNA MISS U!

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