Wayne Berry Killed, Michael Confer Detained in DUI Motorcycle Crash on Highway 101 near Main Street
WILLITS, CA (May 14, 2021) — Wayne Berry died in a DUI motorcycle accident on Highway 101 near Main Street early Thursday.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash happened just before 3:00 a.m. For DUI-related reasons, 30-year-old Michael L. Confer drove his northbound 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix into the southbound lane. Subsequently, his Grand Prix struck a southbound 2007 BMW motorcycle.
As a result of the impact, the motorcycle veered off the edge of the bridge and its operator — 68-year-old Berry, of Arroyo Grande — died at the scene. Shortly after, authorities responded and interviewed Confer, of Crescent City, before arresting him for DUI.
At this time, the crash remains under investigation. Yet, those with information should contact the CHP.
We would like to express our caring thoughts to the family and friends of Wayne A. Berry.
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