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Armona, California — June 3, 2011

Police say a crash involving a semi claimed the life of a motorcyclist near Armona on Monday.

The California Highway Patrol reports that the unidentified biker, 29, was riding east along Hanford-Armona Road on a 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle, moments before the crash. Shortly after 1:45 p.m., he approached California State Road 198 and struck a semi, also traveling east.

Paramedics responded to the scene and transported the motorcyclist to a nearby hospital where he later died. He was identified only as a resident of Lemoore.

In California, all riders are required to wear helmets when on a motorcycle or any motorized scooter.

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  • monica

    I love u jimmy u are with us in spirit.just ur presence made me feel proud. Ull always be in my heart, love u always.