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Motorcyclist, Passenger, Die Following Fair Oaks Crash

The rider did not have certification to ride a motorcycle and his driver's license had been suspended, a CHP spokesperson said.

A motorcycle rider and his passenger suffered fatal injuries this weekend when thrown from the bike in a crash in Fair Oaks, a California Highway Patrol spokesperson told Patch.

The crash was reported about 9:40 p.m. Saturday on San Juan Avenue, CHP Officer Lizz Dutton told Patch in a telephone interview.

According to Dutton, the motorcycle was traveling south on San Juan Avenue, north of Palm Avenue, when a Toyota Corolla traveling north on San Juan made a left turn.

The bike slammed into the right front side of the car, Dutton said.

Brandi Anzaldua, 32, the passenger, was taken to a where she died.

The rider, who has not yet been named, died at the scene, Dutton told Patch.

The Toyota driver and her passenger suffered minor injuries and were also taken to Mercy, said Dutton.

Christine Lopez April 15, 2013 at 09:33 PM
I love you Brandi. BFF and I mean ever. no one will ever take your place!
Christine Fitzpatrick April 16, 2013 at 07:03 PM
Christine Fitzpatrick Brandi, I only knew for a short while, but I could tell instantly you were a beautiful person, inside and out. I know you are in a heavenly place with unlimited love.
pol mac mathghamna April 22, 2013 at 04:26 PM
I have seen a lot of erroneous news reports on this tragic accident.There are two sides to every story! (Particularly, when the dead, one of them a Marine veteran of the War in Iraq, are not around to give their version of events.) It's very important for Officer Lizz Dutton and the CHP to do a thorough investigation, before people leap to conclusions. Why? Because two adults lost their lives and four children lost a parent. Evidently, a lot of accidents occur at that intersection! Many questions still remain to be answered. Was there was any impairment of vehicle operators? (Were breath or blood or field sobriety tests performed on all the drivers? Was there any texting by the vehicle operators? Were the brakes and lights, and other systems, on the ~20 year old Corolla or ~8 year old motorcycle functioning properly? Were there any event data recorders that can be examined for evidence?) One thing is very clear from national accident data, people need to be aware of, and share the road with, motorcycles to prevent these tragedies from happening.
Eloy Anzaldua May 12, 2013 at 11:54 PM
Brandi I think of you daily,and I know that your new life is with GOD now and even still you are helpin others as u you did here on earth. I will always love you. your husband
Theresa Kersten May 17, 2013 at 01:45 AM
I miss you every single day brandi. I can't stop feeling all of this anger and sadness. My big sis should be here.I just celebrated my 31st birthday without u and that was so hard. I love u!

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