Motorcycle wreck claims one life

Staff Writer

A motorcycle rider died at a Las Vegas, Nevada, hospital following a motorcycle wreck Sunday morning on Dante's View Road south of State Route 190 in Death Valley National Park.
According to a press release issued by the California Highway Patrol, John Coffey, 56, of La Hambra, allowed the motorcycle he was riding "to drift into opposing lanes and onto the left shoulder of a sweeping right turn. Coffey attempted to move his vehicle back into the roadway and lost control of his 2009 Yamaha FJR motorcycle. The vehicle came to rest on its left side..."

Coffee was flown to a Las Vegas hospital in critical condition and succumb to his injuries at approximately 9 p.m. Sunday.