A 29-year-old Murrieta man died from injuries suffered when his motorcycle slammed into the back of a stopped vehicle on the Ortega Highway in Orange County, officials said Sunday.
Travis Tucker was pronounced dead at 3:03 p.m.Saturday at Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center in Mission Viejo, the Orange County Coroner's office reported.
He was riding a Suzuki Samurai motorbike on westbound Route 74 in Rancho Santa Margarita about 12:15 p.m. Saturday when the bike struck the back of a 2006 Honda Element stopped in heavy traffic, officials said.
The Honda's driver, a 54-year-old Capistrano Beach woman, was not hurt or cited, CHP officers said.
---City News Service