police-light-bar1.jpgThe San Mateo County coroner’s office has identified a motorcyclist who was killed in a crash on southbound U.S. Highway 101 Thursday evening.

Charles Gomez, 45, of San Francisco, was killed in the crash that was reported around 5 p.m. on Highway 101 near East Poplar Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The response to the accident blocked southbound lanes for hours.

The lanes reopened around 7:30 p.m., according to the CHP.

Sasha Lekach, Bay City News

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