A motorcyclist who died in a crash on Marsh Creek Road east of Clayton on Sunday afternoon has been identified by the Contra Costa County coroner’s office as 59-year-old Concord resident Timothy Baker.
Firefighters from the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded at 3:43 p.m. to a report of a motorcyclist down on Marsh Creek Road just east of Morgan Territory Road, Fire Marshal Steve Aubert said.
The motorcyclist, later identified as Baker, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Aubert.
Marsh Creek Road was closed for about two hours as a result of the investigation into the crash. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the California Highway Patrol’s Contra Costa-area office at (925) 646-4980.