Woman Dies After Her Motorcycle Crashes Into Bull on Northern California Road

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A motorcyclist was killed early Tuesday when she ran into a bull that was standing in the middle of a dark, rural road in Shasta County, the California Highway Patrol said.

The woman, who was not identified, was riding southbound on Deschutes Road about 12:40 a.m. when she struck the large, black bull just south of Jade Lane in Anderson, the CHP said.

The bull was injured and found in a nearby field by CHP officers. Officials said they have not identified the animal’s owner.

In March, three people were injured when a bull got loose and caused a six-car pileup on Highway 4 near Richmond in Northern California. The bull perished.

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