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Bus strikes, kills bicyclist in West Sacramento

A bicyclist was struck and killed Saturday night in West Sacramento, police report.

About 7 p.m., the bicyclist was in the 4500 block of West Capitol Avenue was he was struck by a private charter bus that was carrying no passengers, said Sgt. Roger Kinney, West Sacramento Police Department spokesman.

The bicyclist, estimated to be a man between the age of 50 and 60, was taken to the UC Davis Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, Kinney said. The bus driver remained on scene and cooperated with officers, Kinney said.