A motorcyclist died Thursday night after he crashed into a refrigerator on a freeway in central Fresno, the California Highway Patrol reported.
The Fresno County Coroner’s Office identified the man as Blaine Thomas, 26, of Fresno. His family set up a GoFundMe account for funeral expenses.
The crash took place about 7:15 p.m. as Thomas was westbound at the transition ramp from Highway 168 to Highway 180.
The CHP said Thomas, on a 2003 Yamaha, ran into a refrigerator that had fallen out of a truck. He was taken to Community Regional Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injures.
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The CHP said the driver of the truck carrying the appliance was contacted by officers and the investigation is continuing.