September 23, 2023

MARTINEZ — A motorcyclist was killed Sunday morning when he crashed on Freeway 4 after the California Freeway Patrol mentioned he encountered some particles within the roadway.

He was recognized Monday by the coroner’s workplace as Brian Apodaca, 57, of Hercules.

The crash occurred about 2:03 a.m. Sunday within the westbound lanes of the freeway close to Pine Avenue.