Michael D. Thomas has been identified by authorities as the deceased victim in a motorcycle accident that occurred on the morning of September 13 in Newark. Mr. Thomas, a 40-year-old resident of Palo Alto, was driving riding a motorcycle on Highway 84 with another individual at roughly 2:30 a.m. The pair were allegedly rear-ended by a vehicle described as a BMW. First responders say that Mr. Thomas died at the scene. The other person on the bike was hurt and taken for treatment. The California Highway Patrol arrested the driver of the BMW on DUI charges. The investigation into the deadly incident continues.

Our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the deceased during this difficult time.Our thoughts also go out to the injured individual.

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