The San Benito County Sheriff/Coroner’s Office has released the identity of the motorcyclist who died Sunday night in a collision on Highway 156 near Union Road.
The victim was 40-year-old Jacob Whitney of San Francisco.
The motorcycle fatality was reported at Highway 156 near Union Road at about 8:15 p.m. Sunday night, and witnesses reported that the vehicle involved in the incident left the scene.
The California Highway Patrol report said the motorcycle lost control heading eastbound and collided with oncoming traffic.
The CHP reported that the other vehicle was last seen on westbound Highway 156.
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