Orangevale Man Killed in Solo Motorcycle Accident in Folsom


The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office has released the name of a motorcycle accident victim killed yesterday evening when the motorcycle he was riding on Glenn Drive, Folsom left the roadway and struck a tree.

Lawrence Schumacher, 24, of Orangevale was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision, despite the lifesaving attempt by an uninvolved motorist.

The motorist came upon the accident on Glenn Drive west of Sibley Street and called Folsom Police Dispatch at 7:08 pm, then proceeded to administer CPR to the injured motorcycle rider. Folsom Police Sgt. Rick Hillman said Folsom Police and Folsom Fire personnel arrived within minutes.

The Folsom Police Department Major Accident Response Team (MART) is continuing their investigation into how the accident occurred. However, preliminary evidence indicates speed was a factor.

Schumacher was riding a black 2003 Kawasaki Super Sport RS style motorcycle. At the time of the collision he was wearing a red and white helmet, black leather jacket, gray pants, and a black backpack.

The accident on Glenn Drive west of Sibley Street was reported at 7:08 pm Tuesday. Police are asking anyone who might have witnessed the collision or seen Schumacher riding around the time of the collision to contact MART investigators at 916-351-3553.

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