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Date and Time of Release: 8 Sept. 2009

Date and Time of Incident: 8 Sept. 2009, at approx. 2:55 pm

Subject: Injury Vehicle Accident

8 Sept. 09, at approx. 2:55 pm, Officers from the Sonora Police Department responded to a reported motorcyclist Vs. vehicle accident on Snell St., north of Wyckoff St..

The motorcyclist, Victor Sheets of Sonora, was northbound on Snell St. on a 2005 Honda Shadow motorcycle. As he approached a residence on the east side of the roadway, a Jeep pulled in front of him, operated by Kori Gilman of Sonora. Sheets didn’t have time to react and collided with the Jeep, ejecting him from his motorcycle.

Sheets sustained major injuries and was transported by ambulance to Sonora Regional Medical Center for treatment. Snell St. was closed for approx. 1 hour while Sheets was stabilized and the vehicles removed from the roadway. The investigation into this matter is continuing.