Scotts Valley, CA…On 07/27/2021, at approximately 1839 hours, CHP responded to a traffic collision on Granite Creek Road south of Ventana Woods. A 57- year-old Soquel man riding a 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle, was traveling southbound on Granite Creek Road, at an unknown speed. For an unknown reason, the motorcycle overturned and slid off the west road edge of Granite Creek Road. Following the collision, the motorcyclist was transported to Dominican Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
The cause of the collision is still under investigation, alcohol and/or drugs do not appear to be a factor in this collision.
Fatal victim information is releasable through the Santa Cruz County Sheriff Coroner’s Office.