Miguel Naranjo Moped Rider Killed in Turlock Crash on West Main Street near Washington Road


35-Year-Old Miguel Naranjo Dies in Turlock Moped Collision on West Main Street near Washington Road

35-Year-Old Miguel Naranjo Dies in Turlock Moped Collision on West Main Street near Washington Road

Turlock, California – Miguel Naranjo, 38, of Turlock was killed Sunday in a Turlock crash between a vehicle and a moped in the area of West Main Street near Washington Road, according to California Highway Patrol.

At around 9:40 p.m. September 20, CHP said Cassidi Bessey, 18, of Turlock was driving a 2017 Honda sedan eastbound on West Main Street when she struck an eastbound 2008 Fantic Motor Lei moped.

The impact ejected the moped rider.

Emergency crews responded to the accident and performed CPR on the victim, who was then taken to Doctors Medical Center in Modesto.

Authorities said the moped driver, identified as Naranjo, died at the hospital.

According to the report, the rider was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

No other injuries were reported.

The accident is under investigation.


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