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Man killed after being struck by vehicle while riding his bike in Lamont

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Posted at 10:53 AM, Dec 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-14 13:53:20-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — A 43-year-old man was killed after he was struck by a vehicle while he was riding a bike in Lamont Sunday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

CHP said around 12:40 a.m. Sunday, a man was riding a bike along Di Giorgio Road, east of Myrtle Avenue, when he was struck from behind by a Volkswagen Passat heading westbound on Di Giorgio Rd. The bicyclist died at the scene.

CHP did not say what caused the vehicle to strike the bicyclist.

The investigation is ongoing.