HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (March 24, 2013) — Motorcyclist Buddy Clark, 66, of Westminster was died Saturday afternoon just hours after he was involved in a crash with a car at the intersection of Bolsa Chica Street and Pearce Drive, according to a press release issued by the Orange County Sheriff Coroner Department.

About 10 a.m., Clark was riding his black motorcycle southbound on Bolsa Chica Street headed toward the intersection when it collided with the driver of a 2009 BMW 335i who was traveling eastbound on Pearce Drive, according to a press release issued by the city of Huntington Beach Police Department.

Paramedics responding to the scene of the crash treated Clark at the scene before transporting him by ambulance to UCI Medical Center in Irvine where he later died a few hours later.

The 67-year-old female driver of the BMW was not injured in the crash. Police said in a statement that she was cooperative with authorities and that she was not cited or arrested following he crash.

The Huntington Beach Police Department Accident Reconstruction officers are investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatal motorcycle accident to determine how it happened.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision to contact Officer Barr at

“Motorcyclists are especially vulnerable to injury or death on our busy roadways,” said Attorney West Thomas, an attorney who specializes in wrongful death claims. “As a rider myself, I survived a serious crash and my clients are people like myself who want to find justice from our legal system.”

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