FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The California Highway Patrol (CHP) said a missing man was found dead after, they believe, he drove his motorcycle through the end of a cul-de-sac just west of Fresno.
The CHP said on Wednesday afternoon a man ran out of gas on eastbound Highway 180, just east of Brawley Avenue. When the man called for help, he told dispatchers that he could see a motorcycle and a body down the embankment where his vehicle has stopped.
In a preliminary investigation, CHP says it appears the motorcycle rider, 29-year-old Jose Madrigal of Fresno, was driving west on Whitesbridge Avenue when he ran through the barriers at the end of the cul-de-sac alongside the 180 Freeway. He was ejected and landed in the brush between the cul-de-sac and Highway 180.
Madrigal's family had reported him missing to Fresno Police on January 9th. He was last seen riding his motorcycle.
Fresno motorcycle rider found dead had been missing for over a week
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