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Motorcyclist killed in Hwy. 1 crash is identified

A motorcyclist who died after crashing into a car on state Highway 1 near Pescadero last week has been identified by the Santa Clara County medical examiner's office as Barry Davis, 57, of San Mateo.

Mr. Davis was riding north on Highway 1 south of Gazos Creek Road on a 2013 Harley Davidson with a 26-year-old female passenger when the crash happened around 4 p.m. Thursday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A Ford Mustang driven by a 29-year-old Pescadero man was heading south when the car turned left in front the motorcycle.

The motorcycle struck the right side of the car, and both Mr. Davis and his passenger were ejected, according to the CHP.

They were both taken to Stanford Hospital, where Davis succumbed to his injuries, according to the CHP.

His passenger suffered major injuries, according to the CHP. The Mustang's driver had only minor injuries.

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