Updated 5:05 p.m.: Authorities say a motorcycle has gone over the cliff along Highway 1 near Gray Whale Cove in Montara. The California Highway Patrol reports that the rider, a 26-year-old white male, has died in the incident.
The initial call came in at 3:17 p.m. and crews were still on the scene at 5 p.m.
Traffic is expected to be affected for at least the next hour and possibly longer as crews work to recover the body and the wreckage. At 4:30 p.m. one-way traffic control was in effect.
It is the third such incident this year.
Cal Fire tweeted that a witness reported the "motorcyclist (drove) over the edge of the cliff.
There was no immediate identification of the rider.