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Vigil Held for Motorcyclist Killed in Weekend Crash

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -

A 32 year old motorcyclist is being remembered as a loving father and someone who had a passion for riding. Dozens of people gathered along the 1200 block of Ocean Drive Sunday evening at the site where motorcyclist Johnny Contreras lost his life. The candlelight vigil was very emotional for his family and friends. Police say it was early Saturday morning when the motorcyclist lost control along Ocean Drive and crashed into a palm tree. Police say he was wearing his helmet. Johnny leaves behind 3 young children. His family hopes to organize a benefit in the coming days.