Deputies arrived at the scene shortly after 7 p.m. and found medics attending to a prostrate rider. A crashed blue Yamaha motorcycle was resting against a tree about 30 feet down an embankment, the Sheriff's Office said.
Ten minutes after the deputies arrived, medics declared the rider dead, the Sheriff's Office said.
Men grab girl's backpack
A 15-year-old girl walking along Merrill Street snatched her backpack away from two men who tried to steal it shortly before 6 p.m. on April 29, according to Menlo Park police.
The men grabbed the backpack from behind, but after a tussle, the girl reclaimed her property, police said. She lost $10 and a debit card during the struggle.
One suspect was described as a stocky Hispanic man in his late 30s, 5 feet 9 inches tall, with a crew cut and mustache, wearing a white T-shirt and white shoes, with light jeans and a brown belt.
The other suspect, a stocky Hispanic man in his early 40s, standing 5 feet 8 inches tall with a crew cut, had a mole on his left cheek. He wore dark jeans, white shoes and a white T-shirt, police said.