Rick Scheuer Identified as Motorcyclist Killed in Fourth of July Accident

Categories: Transportation
Man killed while riding through the city
Update (2:55 p.m.): The medical examiner has identified the victim in last night's crash as Rick Scheuer.

Original story (9:01 a.m.): A 54-year-old man was killed on Independence Day as he rode through the city's Richmond District, police said.

Officer Gordon Shyy says the man, who has not yet been identified, was on his motorcycle riding along Park Presidio at Fulton Street when he turned a curve and hit a car in the lane next to him. The man was thrown from his motorcycle and flew over the hood of the car.

The man was then run over by the car, according to Shyy.

The victim was taken to San Francisco General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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