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Man, 25, in fatal Skyline Boulevard crash identified

Victim identified as James Henry Power, 25

A 25-year-old man who died when his SUV crashed into a tree on Skyline Boulevard south of Portola Valley in San Mateo County early Thursday morning, May 19, has been identified as James Henry Power, according to the San Mateo Coroner's Office.

He was a resident of Los Altos, according to the coroner's office.

The California Highway Patrol responded at 3:58 a.m. Thursday to a report of a crash on Skyline Boulevard, also known as state Highway 35, south of Page Mill Road near the county border with Santa Clara County, CHP officials said.

Investigators determined a silver 2005 Nissan SUV traveling south went off the roadway and struck a tree. The driver, the lone occupant of the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed it is asked to call Officer J. Wakeman at (650) 369-6261.

— Bay City News Service

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