Tahoe City boy, 17, killed in weekend motor bike accident | SierraSun.com

Tahoe City boy, 17, killed in weekend motor bike accident

TAHOE CITY, Calif. and#8212; A local 17-year-old boy was killed Saturday in a motor bike accident.

Placer County Search and Rescue deputies located the 17-year old Tahoe City resident Saturday about a half mile north of the Tahoe City Nordic Center. Deputies pronounced him dead on arrival, according to a report taken by the California Highway Patrol.

Officers from CHP determined the juvenile was riding a 2004 Honda dirt bike and was wearing a helmet when he hit a rock on a trail which ejected him from the vehicle and inflicted fatal injuries.

The boys was reported missing late Saturday afternoon and deputies discovered his body shortly after 8 p.m.

CHP is still investigating the collision, according to the report.

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