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Big Rig Collision Kills Motorcycle Rider near Naval Air Base, in Lemoore

On Monday, October 5, 2015, a big rig collision ended in fatality for a naval officer, on Highway 198, near Lemoore.  The Kings County motorcycle crash happened near the Naval Air Station, at approximately 1:20 PM.

A 20 year old man, Jessie Lee Gallagher, of Idaho, was traveling on his motorcycle on the Hwy 198 freeway, west of Lemoore. The bike was headed eastbound, when a Peterbuilt semi truck merged onto the highway, from Jameson Avenue.

The biker, for an unexplained reason, smashed into the back of the tractor-trailer as it entered the highway.  He was ejected from the motorcycle.

Gallagher died at the scene of the collision.

The truck driver was not injured.

Issues still remaining to be investigated; determining whether road conditions may have contributed to this accident, and any malfunctions of the vehicle. If you would like these issues investigated further then please call Attorney John Rozier, your personal injury and wrongful death lawyer at 559-713-0159, or reach me online.