FOUNTAIN VALLEY – A 20-year-old motorcyclist from Santa Ana died after he was struck by a Lexus SUV

FOUNTAIN VALLEY – A 20-year-old motorcyclist from Santa Ana died after he was struck by a Lexus SUV on Saturday, authorities said.  Armando Vega Andrade was traveling northbound on Brookhurst Street, near Heil Avenue, on his motorcycle around 7:15 p.m., Sgt. Steve DeSantis said.  The SUV was traveling southbound on Brookhurst and made a U-turn at Heil. The motorcycle struck the right side of the SUV in the intersection of Brookhurst and Heil.   Andrade died at the scene. The SUV’s driver stopped and cooperated with investigators.

No citations were issued nor arrests made.

“(The) preliminary investigation showed that the motorcyclist may have been driving at an excessive speed prior to the collision,” DeSantis said. “Drugs or alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the collision.”

Anyone with a tip can call the Fountain Valley Police Department at 714-593-4484. Anonymous tips can be shared with the Orange County Crime Stoppers at 855-847-6227.

By Joshua Sudock, OC Register

http://www.ocregister.com/articles/suv-747700-brookhurst-motorcyclist.html

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