Jamul chairman dies in motorcycle accident
William C. “Bill” Mesa, the chairman of the Jamul Band of Kumeyaay Indians of California, and his daughter-in-law were died in a motorcycle accident on Saturday.

Mesa lost control of the motorcycle and struck a power pole, police said. The accident is being investigated but alcohol may have been a factor.

Mesa, 57, was elected chairman a year ago. He served 20 years in the local police department.

Crystal Roberts-Mesa, 29, married Mesa's son, Robert, less than a year ago.

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