A bicyclist in his 90s was struck and killed by a pickup truck Saturday morning on Jefferson Boulevard in West Sacramento after veering from the bike lane into the roadway
The bicyclist and the pickup driver were traveling southbound on Jefferson Boulevard near Linden Road about 10:40 a.m. when the bicyclist veered from the bike lane and was hit by the truck, West Sacramento Police Sgt. Roger Kinney said.
The bicyclist has not been identified. Paramedics took the motorist to the hospital as a precaution, Kinney said.
“He’s very traumatized,” Kinney said of the unidentified driver, who is in his 40s.
Authorities closed Jefferson Boulevard during their investigation. Officers were to determine if drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash, Kinney said.