21-Year-Old Dies after Motorcycle Crashes into Truck on East Lerdo Highway
SHAFTER, CA (March 15, 2021) – A man died in a motorcycle accident Tuesday afternoon in Shafter near Minter Field.
The Kern County Coroner’s Office identified the motorcyclist as 21-year-old Jonathan Isaiah Rosales Montes of Shafter.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 3:37 p.m., March 9 on East Lerdo Highway and Vultee Street. Montes was riding his motorcycle when he crashed into a truck for unknown reasons.
As a result, Montes sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene.
No other injuries were reported.
CHP officials are still trying to determine the exact cause of the crash and factors involved.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Shafter Police Department at 661-746-8500.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Jonathan Montes.
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