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Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

31-year-old Livermore man found near intersection of Murrieta Boulevard and Portola Avenue.

Bay City News Service

A man was killed in a motorcycle accident in Livermore early this morning, police said.

An officer on patrol found the motorcyclist around 12:30 a.m. near the intersection of Murrieta Boulevard and Portola Avenue, Livermore police Sgt. Keith Graves said.

Graves said the man — later identified as 31-year-old Daniel Vanderhoofven of Livermore — is believed to have been traveling at a high rate of speed eastbound on Murrieta Boulevard when he may have lost control around a turn and collided with a sound wall.

The intersection was blocked off and should be reopened around 6 a.m., police said.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

Jenni Taylor August 13, 2012 at 07:46 PM
Thank you to everyone writing condolences. Its nice to see how many people got to experience their life with Daniel in it. I know I thank God I got the short time I did with him. He changed my life for the better and will continue to do so with many, many great memories. I can't wrap my mind around the fact he's really gone but there has to be a reason for it. I will always love him and can't express how much I miss him already.
Ashley Vent August 13, 2012 at 08:08 PM
My prayers are with his family during this time. Rest in peace Daniel.
Ashley Vent August 13, 2012 at 08:12 PM
My thoughts and prayers are with his family during this time. Rest in peace Daniel.
Heather August 13, 2012 at 11:59 PM
So so sad! Rest in peace Daniel! You were such a sweet man. My condolences to his family.
Eric Clouser November 24, 2012 at 12:34 AM
Still in my thoughts and prayers.....I still can't grip that your gone....I miss you woodchuck....we have great history and you will not be forgotten!!!!!

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