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On September 12 at 7:43 AM, CHP – Castro Valley Officers responded to a report of a traffic collision on Redwood Road near the Redwood Canyon Golf Course. A witness reported to CHP dispatch that there was a downed motorcyclist partially blocking the northbound lane of Redwood Road.

Upon arrival, officers located a gray 2005 Suzuki GSX1300R and a male rider, 69 year old John Edward Hedge of Oakland, blocking the northbound land.

It appears the rider was traveling northbound on Redwood Road and for unknown reasons, lost control and collided with the roadway and was ejected from the motorcycle. He was conscious at the scene and wearing a helmet. However , he suffered major injuries and was transported to Eden Hospital where he succumbed to those injuries a short time later.

If you saw this incident or have info, please call the CV CHP at 510-581-9028.

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