Source: A bicyclist died in a traffic collision with a Healdsburg motorist near the Russian River in unincorporated Sonoma County late Thursday, according to the California Highway Patrol. The Sonoma County Coroner identified the cyclist late Friday as 34-year-old David Standley of Santa Rosa. CHP officers responded to the collision at 11:56 p.m. on Old River Road west of Scenic Drive in Hollydale. Standley was hit by a Lexus SUV and suffered fatal injuries in the crash, CHP said. The driver of the Lexus cooperated with investigators and was not arrested. According to an article in the Press Democrat, the Lexus driver was a Healdsburg woman, Gail Loschiavo. The newspaper said the bicyclist was not wearing a helmet and had no light on the bicycle.
Crash time: between 9 p.m. and 11:59 p.m.
Closest Intersection: Scenic Dr
Land use: Rural
Road type: Collector
Where on the road the collision happened: Road
Collision type: Rear-end
Vehicle type: Light Trucks (SUVs, pickups)
At crash time driver was: Operating the Vehicle in Careless or Inattentive Manner
At crash time cyclist was:
SourcesSource: News Report
Link if Website: http://healdsburg.patch.com/articles/cyclist-dies-in-crash-with-healdsburg-driver-on-river-road
Legal StatusLegal status: No charges filed
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