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Name released of motorcyclist who died on the Westside Parkway

Posted at 10:56 PM, Mar 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-03 12:19:55-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The name was released Tuesday of a motorcyclist who crashed and died on the Westside Parkway.

He's identified as Eric Brian Keay, 39, from Bakersfield.

The crash happened in the eastbound lanes of the Parkway, west of Coffee Road, on Thursday, March 26 around 8 p.m., police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation revealed Keay was driving upwards of 100 mph prior to the crash, police said.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department Traffic Unit at (661) 326-3882 or (661) 327-7111