The Fresno County Coroner's Office on Friday identified the victim of a motorcycle crash Thursday afternoon as John Cooper, 64, of Squaw Valley.
The California Highway Patrol reported Cooper was traveling east on Highway 180 near Squaw Valley and started to make a right turn to head south on Ruth Hill Road when his motorcycle ran off the road and down an embankment.
Witnesses said Cooper was traveling at about 60 mph when he crashed just after 4 p.m. Thursday. He died at the scene.
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