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Rancho Murieta motorcyclist identified by coroner’s deputies

Sacramento County Coroner’s deputies have released the name of the Rancho Murieta man who was pronounced dead after his motorcycle hit a barbed wire fence Sunday south of Folsom.

He was identified as 60-year-old Gary Neal Perkins.

Perkins was traveling northbound on Scott Road, south of Boys Ranch Road, about 8:45 p.m. Sunday when for reasons not known to investigating California Highway Patrol officers his 2000 Harley-Davidson went off the pavement. The right side of his motorcycle struck a cattle fence, ejecting Perkins from his vehicle.

Perkins, who suffered head trauma, was pronounced dead at the scene. The coroner’s website lists his death as undetermined.

Call The Bee’s Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.