On the morning of July 16, 2015, a Templeton Motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a semi-truck on Highway 46 near Vineyard Drive.

According to Cal Coast News, the semi-truck, was traveling west on Highway 46, slowed to make a turn onto Vineyard Drive. At that time, a group of three motorcyclist passed two vehicles that were travling behind the semi-truck. Upon passing the vehicles,  all three motorcyclist braked for the semi ahead.

The initial two motocyclist made it to the right shoulder while the third crashed directly into the back of the semi causing him to be ejected from his bike.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.


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