PALMDALE – A man killed when an all-terrain vehicle crashed into a pickup truck Sunday morning in Palmdale was a Garden Grove resident, authorities said.
He was Rafael Suarez, 29, according to coroner’s Investigator Jerry McKibben.
The crash happening around at 10:14 a.m. Sunday, July 2, in the area of Avenue U and 233rd Street East, California Highway Patrol Officer J. Tomkinson reported.
Suarez was driving a 2008 Yamaha Raptor 700 in an easterly direction on a dirt power line road approaching 235th Street East when he crashed into a 2017 Toyota Tacoma driven by a 51-year-old Ontario man, Tomkinson said.
Suarez was pronounced dead at the scene, Tomkinson said.
The pickup truck driver was not injured.