UPDATE by San
Bernardino County Sheriff/Coroner
On 10/13/17, at 12:27 PM, a collision between
an automobile and a motorcycle was reported along State Route 38, in the area
of Jenks Lake (Angelus Oaks). The motorcyclist, Murray Francis Newton,
a 50 year old resident of Mountain House (San Joaquin County), California, was traveling with a group of riders
eastbound along SR38, when he lost control of his Harley-Davidson on a curve,
causing him to slide into the on-coming traffic lane, where Newton collided
with a westbound automobile. Emergency medical providers from Big Bear Fire
Department arrived on scene and Newton was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:18
PM. The collision is under investigation by California Highway Patrol – San
Bernardino. [101417 0637 TC]
California Highway Patrol Officers - Arrowhead Area, Running Springs responded Friday October 13, 2017, at
approximately 12:29 P.M, to the scene of a two vehicle traffic collision on State
Route-38, Jenks Lake Road East.
old white male resident of Mountain Home, California, was driving a black, 2007
Harley Davidson motorcycle, eastbound on SR-38, east of Jenks Lake Road East.
For unknown reasons, the Harley Davidson crossed
over the double-yellow lines and entered onto the westbound lane of SR-38,
directly into the path of the Nissan Sentra.
As a result, the Nissan Sentra collided with the Harley Davidson and a
white male adult.
Immediately, the collision caused the roadway to
be blocked and motorists could expect a delay on SR-38.
CPR was performed at the scene on the white male
adult. San Bernardino County Fire Personnel
pronounced the white male adult deceased on scene at 1:18 P.M. The name of the white male adult will be
disclosed pending next of kin verification.
CHP Officer K. Casserly, ID21064,
is handling the collision investigation,
which the cause is still under investigation.