Bicyclist dies after colliding with pickup

Published: Tuesday, Jun. 11, 2013 - 12:00 am | Page 2B
Last Modified: Tuesday, Jun. 11, 2013 - 8:04 am

A 25-year-old bicyclist died Monday morning of injuries suffered in a collision with a pickup truck towing a trailer in Elk Grove.

The Chevrolet pickup with trailer collided with the bicyclist riding outside the bike lane on Franklin High Road just south of Vilamoura Way about 11 p.m. Sunday. The bicyclist was taken to the hospital where he was declared dead at 1:30 a.m. Monday.

The collision is under investigation by the Elk Grove Police Department's Traffic Bureau.

The identity of the bicyclist has not been released.

Call The Bee's Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079. Follow him on Twitter @Lindelofnews.

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