NEWBERRY SPRINGS: Ben Joe Baca, 66, Killed in Motorcycle Accident
NEWBERRY SPRINGS, California (May 20, 2014) — Ben Joe Baca, 66, of Whittier was killed Monday night in a motorcycle accident on the Interstate 40 freeway just west of the Newberry Springs off ramp, according to a press release by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.
About 6:16 p.m., California Highway Patrol officers responded to a call that a rider on a 2007 Harley Road King motorcycle had lost control of the bike and crashed. Baca had been heading westbound on the I-40 Freeway when the bike overturned and he was ejected.
There were no other vehicles or people involved in the Newberry Springs motorcycle accident, police said.
The California Highway Patrol is investigating