April 18, 2015- a double motorcycle collision killed one in Tulare County, on Saturday. The vehicle accident occurred in Visalia, on Plaza Drive, and about 4:40 PM.
Rafael Altamirano, of Tulare, was traveling south on Plaza Drive, riding a 2005 Harley Davidson bike. As he was about to enter onto west Highway 198, Altamirano lost control of the motorcycle. He and the Harley toppled to the ground.
As the motorcyclist attempted to get back up, he was hit by a 2004 Kawasaki Vulcan, driven by Harold Dunkin, 71.
Altamirano was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision. Dunkin was not hurt in the incident.