Crash Victims Laid to Rest

Friends and family mourn the victims

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    NBCSanDiego

    Family and Friends of Tonya Trayer will gather to say goodbye on Sunday, the motorcyclist was killed one week ago in a deadly crash near Ocotillo.

    The memorial will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Renegade Bar and Grill on Old Highway 80 east of Lake Jennings.

    Deadly Crash Kills 5

    [DGO] Deadly Crash Kills 5
    A group of 12 motorcyclists were traveling in the Imperial Valley when they were struck by a car. (Published Sunday, Nov 14, 2010)

    Trayer and her husband Wilson were among 21 motorcyclists traveling down Route 98 towards Mexicali, when an oncoming car that was trying to avoid another vehicle hit their group. The crash left five dead and several others critically injured.

    Tonya leaves behind three children. Her husband, Wilson, is still hospitalized.

    Friends, Family Mourn Desert Crash Victims

    [DGO] Friends, Family Mourn Desert Crash Victims
    The shock is still setting in for the members of an East County motorcycle club. (Published Monday, Nov 15, 2010)

    The Trayers were part of a Lakeside motorcycle club called the Saddletramps. Several of the motorcyclists in last Saturday's crash were members of the club.

    Also killed in Sunday's crash were Lance Heath, 43, and Amy Heath, 36, of Alpine; and Bill Miller, 57, of Ramona.

    The Heaths were laid to rest on Saturday. The Heaths were college sweethearts and leave behind two teenaged boys.

    The American Red Cross held a blood drive on behalf of the victims on Saturday, outside San Diego Harley in Kearney Mesa. Several motorcyclists and people who didn't even know the victims showed up to support the Saddletramps.

    Donations for the Trayer family can be made through the Union Bank of El Cajon, at 580 North 2nd Street.