CLEARLAKE OAKS, Calif. – A bicyclist died Thursday night after he was hit by a vehicle.
The California Highway Patrol’s report on the crash, issued late Thursday night, said the bicyclist’s identity was not known at that time.
The CHP said the collision occurred at 9:30 p.m. on Highway 20 east of Keys Boulevard in Clearlake Oaks.
The bicyclist was riding a black 10-speed east on Highway 20. The CHP said the man was wearing dark clothing but no helmet.
William Hartman, 68, of Yuba City was driving a 2003 GMC Sonoma eastbound on Highway 20 with 59-year-old Evelyn Krause, also of Yuba City, riding as his passenger, the CHP said.
Hartman didn’t see the bicyclist and hit him from behind, according to the CHP.
The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene, the CHP said. Hartman and Krause were uninjured.
The CHP said alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the Thursday night crash.
The collision remains under investigation by CHP Officer Geer.
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