Officers from the Oakhurst Area California Highway Patrol (CHP) and medical emergency personnel responded to the scene.
Preliminary investigation indicates that a 35-year-old male was riding a 1994 Harley-Davidson Softail northbound on State Route 41 at River Falls Road at an unknown rate of speed.
For unknown reason, the rider failed to negotiate a turn and the Harley-Davidson traveled off of the road in a westerly direction. The rider was ejected from the Harley-Davidson and collided with the rock embankment.
The rider sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The rider was wearing a helmet and no other vehicles were involved.
Alcohol or drugs are not suspected to be a factor and the investigation is ongoing.
For any additional information contact the Oakhurst area public information officer at 559-658-6590.