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Motorcyclist Killed in Sunday Crash Identified

The victim was a 45-year-old Pacifica resident.

A motorcyclist who was Sunday in a crash on Pescadero Creek Road in unincorporated San Mateo County has been identified as 45-year-old Douglas Welch, of Pacifica, according to the Santa Clara County medical examiner's office.

Welch was riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle that collided with a compact car near La Honda Road at around 3:05 p.m., California Highway Patrol officials said.

He was unresponsive when rescue paramedics arrived, according to the CHP. Welch was airlifted to Stanford Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Pescadero Creek Road was blocked for about two hours, CHP officials said.

The same road was also the site of a Saturday motorcycle fatality. Gary Jaehne, 57, of Scotts Valley was fatally injured around 12:20 p.m. in a solo crash on Pescadero Creek Road near Loma Mar Road.

-- Bay City News

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