An Auburn woman who died Sunday afternoon when she lost control of her motorcycle on Salmon Falls Road has been identified by the El Dorado County Sheriff's Department as Vickie G. Altman.
According to the California Highway Patrol, Altman, 52, was northbound on her 2007 BMW motorcycle on Salmon Falls Road north of Pilot View Road in El Dorado County at an unknown speed about 3:45 p.m. when she traveled off the roadway. The motorcycle hit a utility pole and Altman was thrown from the bike. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
The CHP said there were no witnesses to the accident.