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Rio Linda bicyclist fatally struck in bike lane by hit-and-run driver

A bicyclist was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver Sunday evening in Rio Linda, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Kathy Ann Anthon, 67, of Rio Linda was pedaling south in a bike lane along Dry Creek Road south of G Street about 7:40 p.m. Sunday when a car struck her bicycle from behind.

The silver or gray car, possibly a Volkswagen, drove off south on Dry Creek Road. Anthon was pronounced dead at a hospital at 8:47 p.m.

Anyone with information about the crash can call the CHP at (916) 348-2300.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews