Of Motorcyclist Near Running
Saturday November 5th,
Running Springs, California, at approximately 7:20 A.M.
California Highway Patrol officers from the Arrowhead Area (Running Springs
Headquarters) responded to the scene of a traffic collision involving a
motorcycle, on US Forest Service Road-3N34, west of USFS Road-3N16Q.
Joseph Zink, a 44 year old resident of
Hemet, California, was riding a black, 2006, Suzuki motorcycle westbound USFS
Road-3N34. Uncertain of the time of day, Zink was riding a motorcycle at an
unknown rate of speed. Zink allowed the motorcycle to drift off to the right
and off the dirt roadway. In doing so, the motorcycle collided with a tree and
Zink was ejected from the motorcycle.
The deceased body of Zink, was discovered
Sunday November 06, 2016, at approximately 7:00 A.M., by hunters. It appeared
that Zink had sustained fatal injuries, as a result of the traffic
The cause of the collision is under
investigation with CHP Officer C. Bates, ID 18392.