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Irvine woman dies in Ortega Highway motorcycle crash

A motorcyclist from Irvine died Saturday, March 31, when her motorcycle went off the side of Highway 74 as she headed toward Orange County, the California Highway Patrol said.

3315305ac0cab09afc0.jpgJust after 10:30 a.m., Annette A. Carrion, 23, was riding a 2015 Triumph east of Morrell Canyon, at 70 to 80 mph, a CHP news release said. Because of her speed, the CHP said, she was unable to make the curve in the highway, which is also known as Ortega Highway in the Santa Ana Mountains.Carrrion veered down the embankment and was thrown from her motorcycle, the CHP said. She died at the scene.

Way too soon! R.I.P

@annettecarrion from the @redlineravens

Credit: ocregister.com


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