Motorcyclist Killed in Fatal Crash on Highway 4 Identified

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Pittsburg, CA — The motorcyclist killed in a crash on Highway 4 early Monday, August 26th, has been identified by authorities.

James Woods, 61, was traveling westbound when he rear-ended a Toyota Camry around 8 a.m. Woods was thrown from his motorcycle onto the highway, where he was struck by a big rig. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other injuries were reported, and authorities are continuing to investigate whether drugs or alcohol were a factor in the crash.

The incident closed several lanes of the highway for several hours as emergency crews investigated the scene.

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Sources: The Mercury News, Update

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Aidin Ghavimi

Aidin is a partner at Starpoint LC, Attorneys at Law, and focuses on personal injury and employment law cases in and around Southern California. He earned his Juris Doctorate from the Loyola School of Law and his Bachelor’s from USC. Aidin’s primary goal is to bring justice to his clients and to ensure they are able to move on with their lives after a serious injury.

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