A Richmond man who died earlier this month while riding a motorcycle just south of Highway 4 was identified by authorities Tuesday as 28-year-old Rene Umana-Barrera, of Richmond.
Umana-Barrera collided with a red Honda Prelude that was trying to make a U-turn into a driveway on Avila Road, off Willow Pass Road just south of the highway, around 7 a.m. May 15, California Highway Patrol spokesman Officer John Fransen said.
The Honda and the motorcycle were both traveling east when the wreck occurred, Fransen said. Umana-Barrera's motorcycle T-boned the Honda as it tried to make the U-turn. The driver of the Honda said the driveway led to his workplace.
Umana-Barrera was wearing a helmet, Fransen said. Medics gave Umana-Barrera CPR at the scene but he was pronounced dead after being taken by an ambulance to a hospital.
The 20-year-old driver of the Honda, a Pleasant Hill resident, did not suffer any serious injuries, Fransen said.
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