A 45-year-old man was killed sometime after 6:30 p.m. Sunday when the dirt bike he was riding flew off Giusti Road at Clay East Road near Herald in the far reaches of south Sacramento County.
The body was not discovered until 7 a.m. Monday, said California Highway Patrol Officer Michael Bradley.
He said the bike hit a metal roadside sign, throwing the man off. The bike traveled on about 100 feet into an orchard.
Denny Walsh: 916-321-1189