The victim of a fatal motorcycle crash on southbound state Highway 35, Skyline Boulevard, Saturday afternoon has been identified as 38-year-old Hillary James Simmons of East Palo Alto, according to the San Mateo County coroner.
The crash was reported shortly before 1:30 p.m. on southbound Highway 35 just south of state Highway 84, CHP Officer A. Paulson said.
The motorcyclist crashed into an embankment on the side of the highway and died as a result of injuries suffered in the crash, Paulson said.
The highway was shut down for more than an hour due to the investigation into the crash, according to Paulson. It reopened shortly after 2:35 p.m., she said.