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Motorcycle Accident Claims Life Of Local Youth

20 year old Joshua Moreno may have been going too fast.

Yesterday at about 3:20pm, a motorcycle ridden by Joshua Moreno lost control while driving on McBean Parkway toward Cottage Circle.

 

According to a statement released by the Sheriff’s Department, Moreno ventured onto the center median and was thrown from the motorcycle.

 

Moreno’s injuries were severe, and he was immediately transported to Henry Mayo Hospital where he received treatment. However, they were not able to save him, and he was pronounced dead just before 4:00.

 

Deputies say that the crash is still under investigation, but they believe that speed may have been a factor.

 

If you have any information regarding this accident that would aid in the investigation, the Sheriff’s Department asks that you contact Detective Tony Arnold at 661-799-5112.