Death: Motorcyclist killed in crash near Laton – The motorcyclist killed in a crash near Laton on Sunday has been identified. Matthew Martinez, 52, of Kingsburg, was identified as the victim by the Fresno County coroner.
According to yourcentralvalley.com, Martinez was riding a motorbike northbound on Fowler Avenue north of Barrett Avenue around 6:00 p.m. on Sunday when he lost control and overturned, according to CHP officers. On the spot, he was pronounced dead.
Martinez was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, but authorities believe drinking may have played a role. Officials said toxicological findings are pending.