Dirt biker perishes in accident

Dirt biker perishes in accidentLaura Austin Photo: Tragedy and loss strikes again on Brady Street when Gregory Robert Allen, 59, of Ridgecrest, was killed by being struck by a sports utility vehicle while he was riding his dirt bike. The incident took place at the intersection of Brady Street and Graaf Avenue at 4:15 p.m. on Friday, December 17. Shortly after the accident occurred, Kern County Fire Department, Liberty Ambulance Ridgecrest Police Department and California Highway Patrol emergency personnel arrived at the scene and attempted to administer life-saving measures to Allen but he succumbed to his injuries. According to the Kern County Sheriff’s office, a postmortem examination will be conducted to confirm cause and manner of death.

Story First Published: 2021-12-24