Rex Brian Powell Died After Motorcycle Crash on Mendocino National Forest Off-Roading Trail in Willows
Mendocino National Forest, CA (April 14, 2022) – Rex Brian Powell (68) died after crashing his motorcycle on an off-roading trail in Mendocino National Forest. According to the Sacramento Bee, the incident happened on Sunday (April 10).
According to the California Highway Patrol, Powell rode his motorcycle while following his son who was riding in front of him on a separate bike. Powell’s son noticed debris and stopped on the trail. However, Powell hit the brakes and got thrown out of his motorcycle. He then landed on a branch, piercing his chest.
Rex Brian Powell got impaled by a branch after he got thrown off his motorcycle.
His son took him back to the campground, where he was pronounced dead by responders. According to authorities, Powell wore full protective gear when the accident happened.
They also noted that the motorcycle he rode was a 2022 Husqvarna. Police believe that drugs or alcohol were not factors in this accident.
Jacoby & Meyers does not represent any of the above mentioned parties. Nevertheless, we express our deepest sympathies for the family and friends of Rex Brian Powell.
Personal Injury (Wrongful Death) Claims in Willows
In this case, the family members of Rex Brian Powell can have the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. However, it can depend on the investigation’s findings. In addition to that, negligence by a person or business can contribute to an accident, which might have resulted in the death of a family member. If that is the case, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim and receive a big settlement.
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More About Motorcycle Accident Liability
Motorcycle accidents usually cause more severe damage than other auto accidents. Motorcyclists are prone to sustaining major injuries because they are more exposed. Also, motorcycles are lighter and don’t provide much protection. Most motorcycle accidents are caused by the following:
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Jacoby & Meyers does not represent any of the above-mentioned parties. Nevertheless, we express our deepest sympathies for the family and friends of Rex Brian Powell.
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