The “Follow This Story” feature will notify you when any articles related to this story are posted.
When you follow a story, the next time a related article is published — it could be days, weeks or months — you’ll receive an email informing you of the update.
If you no longer want to follow a story, click the “Unfollow” link on that story. There’s also an “Unfollow” link in every email notification we send you.
This tool is available only to subscribers; please make sure you’re logged in if you want to follow a story.
A 70-year-old Rio Nido man walking on River Road was struck and killed by a motorcyclist Tuesday afternoon, the CHP said.
The man didn’t see the motorcycle coming as he tried to cross the street just east of Orchard Road in Guerneville about 1:55 p.m., CHP said.
The motorcyclist, identified as 28-year-old Geno Quecke of Petaluma, hit his brakes and swerved into the center turn lane of River Road but was unable to avoid the man, CHP said. The victim hasn’t been identified pending notification of his next of kin.
The man was pronounced dead at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital. Quecke was transported to the same hospital for minor to moderate injuries.
CHP Lt. Diana Johnson said alcohol or drugs aren’t believed to be a factor in the crash.
You can reach Staff Writer Hannah Beausang at 707-521-5214 or email@example.com. On Twitter @hannahbeausang. You can reach Staff Writer J.D. Morris at 707-521-5337 or firstname.lastname@example.org. On Twitter @thejdmorris.