TEMECULA (CBS) — Authorities identified the U.S. Marine from Temecula who was killed in a motorcycle crash in San Diego County on Presidents’ Day.
Mark Paul Thompson, 27, was riding with friends when he lost control of his 2008 Honda in the 16000 block of Highland Valley Road in Ramona shortly before 1 p.m. Monday.
Thompson, who was wearing a helmet, crashed into a tree and died at the scene, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office.
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