A 26-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Vacaville on
Sunday, police said.
He was identified by the Solano County coroner's office as Richard
Kirkpatrick of Vacaville.
Kirkpatrick was riding a 2014 Harley Davidson north in the 1800
block of East Monte Vista Avenue around 3 p.m. when he drove on the wrong
side of the road and collided head-on with a 2014 Honda CRV, Vacaville police
Officer James Smith said.
Kirkpatrick was ejected onto the roadway, and despite life-saving
efforts by a passerby and police and fire units, he died at the scene, Smith
The 79-year-old Honda driver, a Vacaville resident, was taken to a
hospital for treatment of his injuries, Smith said.
There were three fatal vehicle collisions, two involving
motorcycles, in the North Bay over the Memorial Day holiday weekend,