The motorcyclist killed in a collision with a tow truck on Highway 84/La Honda Road on Friday (July 19) has been identified by the San Mateo County Coroner's Office as 27-year-old Tyler Ross Carlberg of Santa Clara.
The crash, which closed the highway in both directions for several hours, was reported at 4:50 p.m. about a half-mile west of Portola Road, according to San Mateo County sheriff's Detective Rosemerry Blankswade.
The California Highway Patrol reported that evening that the coroner had been sent for, indicating that Carlberg died at the scene.
The cause of the collision is still being investigated, Blankswade said in a news release over the weekend. Anyone with information regarding the accident is asked to contact the Sheriffâ€™s Office anonymous tip line at 800-547-2700.