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Bicyclist Hit, Killed by Semi-Truck on Lakeville Street at U.S. Highway 101 in Petaluma

Man Dies Following Fatal Petaluma Bicycle Accident on Lakeville Street at U.S. Highway 101

Petaluma, California (October 23, 2019) – A bicyclist was killed in a collision with a semi-truck in Petaluma Wednesday night, police said.

The deadly bicycle accident took place at about 12:19 p.m. in the 1000 block of Lakeville Street at southbound U.S. Highway 101.

According to the police, a man was riding his bicycle eastbound on Lakeville Street toward the 101 freeway when for an undetermined reason, he was hit by a semi-truck that was also traveling eastbound.

The bicyclist, who has not been identified pending notification of family, died at the scene.

The truck driver stopped at the scene and cooperated with investigators. It was not immediately clear if alcohol or drugs were factors in the crash.

The intersection was blocked following the accident.

An investigation into the crash is underway. Anyone with information about the accident is asked to call the Petaluma Police Department Traffic Unit at 707-778-4372.

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