Person Dies in Fatal Fresno County Bicycle Accident on Siskiyou near Olive Avenue
Fresno County, California (September 5, 2019) – According to the California Highway Patrol, a bicyclist died after being struck by a vehicle Wednesday morning on Siskiyou near Olive Avenue which is just north of Kerman, Fresno County.
The fatal bicycle accident occurred just before 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 4.
According to the CHP, a truck was heading southbound on Siskiyou when the driver attempted to pass a semi-truck. For reasons still under investigation, the truck struck the 58-year-old bicyclist, who was riding in the northbound lane.
The bicyclist, who has not been identified pending notification of next of kin, died at the scene.
The truck driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigators. Alcohol or drugs were not considered factors in the accident.
No further details were given regarding the crash.
An investigation into the crash is underway.