James Greer ID’d as Man Killed in Sonoma Pedestrian Accident on River Road near Orchard Road
Sonoma, California (July 12, 2018) – The man who was struck and killed by a motorcycle Tuesday afternoon in Sonoma has been identified as James Greer, 70, of Guerneville, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.
The fatal crash occurred at about 1:55 p.m. Tuesday, July 10 on River Road, just east of Orchard Road.
According to the California Highway Patrol, Greer was attempting to cross the road when he was struck by an eastbound motorcycle.
The CHP said the rider attempted to swerve and applied his brakes to avoid the collision but was not successful.
Greer was transported to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.
The motorcyclist sustained minor-to-moderate injuries and was transported to the hospital.
Alcohol or drugs were not factors in the crash.
The crash remains under investigation.