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Herald man killed in weekend motorcycle crash

The man killed in a motorcycle crash near Herald over the weekend has been identified by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office.

Coroner’s deputies said the victim was Howard Robbins, 48, of Herald.

Robbins was killed sometime after 6:30 p.m. Sunday when he rode the dirt bike off Giusti Road at Clay East Road near Herald in a rural part of south Sacramento County.

The motorcycle hit a metal roadside sign, throwing Robbins, then traveled about another 100 feet.

His body was not discovered until 7 a.m. Monday, said California Highway Patrol Officer Michael Bradley.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews