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, 23, 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.
The CHP said the driver of the truck carrying the appliance was contacted by officers and the investigation is continuing.