Jeremy Kidder
Jeremy Kidder
Age 20    Buena Park, CA    November 05 2012
Comments: 1

Source: A bicyclist was killed Monday night in a Buena Park intersection, police said. The 20-year-old bicyclist was struck in the Knott and La Palma avenues intersection shortly after 6 p.m., Buena Park police Lt. Rich Forsyth said. The man was taken to UCI Medical Center in Orange, where he was pronounced dead, Forsyth said. Authorities are not identifying him until his family is notified of the death. The driver of the vehicle that struck the bicyclist, a man in his 40s, was taken to West Anaheim Medical Center with minor injuries, police said. Investigators are looking into whether the driver or bicyclist had right-of-way. Alcohol was not believed to have played a factor in the accident. The La Palma and Knott intersection was closed as investigators went over the scene. Authorities are asking anyone who witnessed the accident to call the Buena Park Police Department's traffic bureau at 714-562-3940.

Collision Data

Crash time: between 6 p.m. and 8:59 p.m.

Closest Intersection: La Palma Ave

Land use: Urban

Road type: Urban Arterial

Where on the road the collision happened: Crosswalk

Collision type: Cyclist side/Car front end hit

Driver Data

Vehicle type: Light Trucks (SUVs, pickups)

If truck: Unknown

At crash time driver was: Don't Know

Sources

Source: News Report
Type: Newspaper
Pos/Neg: Neutral
Link if Website: http://www.ocregister.com/news/police-376817-bicyclist-park.html

Source: News Report
Type: Blog
Pos/Neg: Positive
Link if Website: http://bikinginla.wordpress.com/2012/11/05/breaking-news-20-year-old-cyclist-killed-in-buena-park-cyclist-injured-in-culver-city/

Legal Status

Legal status: No charges filed
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Civil Suit filed?:
Settled?:
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Comments:

  • Ed Hilbert November 11 2012

    Jeremy was a perfect kid. Always polite, respectful, and helpful.

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