Motorcyclist killed on Norris Road near Cope's Notty Pine Cafe

Posted at 7:23 AM, Sep 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-02 13:55:17-04

California Highway Patrol officials said a motorcyclist was killed Friday morning on Norris Road near Cope's Notty Pine Cafe.

According to California Highway Patrol, the motorcyclist was 81-year-old Jerry Ward of Bakersfield.


The crash happened at about 7 a.m. when a white truck collided with a motorcyclist. According to CHP, the driver of the Ford truck was 57-year-old Michael Dougan.


The Kern County coroner was called out at about 7:20 a.m.