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Sacramento coroner’s deputies identify bicyclist hit on Auburn Boulevard

The name of the man killed while riding his bicycle on Auburn Boulevard was released Monday by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office.

He was identified as George Thomas, 41, of Sacramento.

Thomas was traveling on Auburn Boulevard about 6:40 p.m. Sunday when he was struck by a car in the 3200 block of Auburn Boulevard near Watt Avenue. Thomas was pronounced dead at the scene.

The westbound lanes of Auburn Boulevard were closed Sunday evening as Sacramento police investigated the crash. The lanes have since opened.

Brenna Lyles: 916-321-1083, @brennmlyles