Victim in Oakdale fatal crash identified

local@modbee.comMay 20, 2014 

— The man who died when his motorcycle collided with a car downtown on Friday was identified as 43-year-old Travis Wheeler.

The Riverbank man was traveling north on Yosemite Avenue just before 5 p.m. when he hit a Ford Five Hundred sedan that was traveling south on Yosemite and making an eastbound turn onto E Street.

Officers performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation on Wheeler for several minutes before an ambulance arrived. He was taken to Oak Valley Hospital in Oakdale, where he was pronounced dead.

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