Kern, Fresno, and Tulare County Wrongful Death Attorney John Rozier has the following update; On Wednesday, May 6, 2015, a motorcyclist was killed in a vehicle accident. The pickup truck collision occurred near Arvin, at 6:10 PM.
The motorcyclist has been identified as Danny Darnell Cottengim, 57, of Bakersfield. Cottengim was riding his motorcycle eastbound on Sunset Boulevard, when he was struck by a white pickup truck, near Towerline Road.
Angel Jimenez, the driver of the truck had been traveling west on Sunset, when he turned suddenly in front of the biker, and the two vehicles collided. Cottengim was thrown from the bike and died at the scene.
Jimenez who was driving drunk at the time of the crash, was arrested. He and his wife were uninjured.