SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, CA. (THECOUNT) — Joseph Wiley, of Santa Maria, California, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Thursday night motorcycle crash in Santa Barbara County.

Wiley, 63, was killed in a single-motorcycle crash near Santa Maria on Thursday Night.


According to reports, Wiley was operating a motorcycle with a group of motorcyclists in the 6300 block of Dominion Road in Santa Maria, when for unknown reasons, the bike crossed centerlines and exited the roadway. The bike then wrecked around 7 p.m. Friday.

No one else was involved in the crash.

Wiley was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Santa Barbara County, California, officially the County of Santa Barbara, is a county located in the southern region of the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 423,895. The county seat is Santa Barbara, and the largest city is Santa Maria – Wikipedia.