Aaron Clayton Killed in Motorcycle Crash on Shoreline Highway [BOLINAS, CA]
Motorcyclist Dies after Crash with SUV on Shoreline Highway near Olema Bolinas Road
BOLINAS, CA (October 17, 2020) – Authorities identified the man who died in a motorcycle crash Saturday morning in Bolinas.
The crash happened around 10:15 a.m. on Shoreline Highway, also known as Highway 1, near Olema Bolinas Road.
CHP officials said Aaron Clayton, 45, of San Francisco was riding his motorcycle north on Shoreline Highway.
Meanwhile, an SUV slowed with its left turn signal activated. It then turn onto Olema Bolinas Road when Clayto tried to pass it on the left. Clayton then crossed the double yellow lines and crashed into the left side of the SUV at high speed.
The impact ejected Clayton into a nearby field, where his motorcycle also came to rest and started a fire.
The driver of the SUV, who has not been identified, pulled Clayton away from the spreading flames and performed CPR on him until emergency crews arrived, according to the CHP.
Despite life-saving efforts, Clayton died at the scene.
An investigation is ongoing and a forensic postmortem examination and toxicology testing are scheduled for later this week.
The Sweet James team would like to express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Aaron Clayton.
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