A bicyclist was struck by a sport utility vehicle Thursday night and killed on eastbound Clairemont Mesa Boulevard near the on-ramp to south Interstate 805, San Diego police said. The man’s name was not released, but he was identified by the Medical Examiner’s Office as a 53-year-old San Diego resident. The incident was reported at 5:50 p.m., said police Officer Dino Delimitros. The cyclist was riding west of the freeway and veered left in front of a Nissan Pathfinder, investigators said. The female driver stopped at the scene, Delimitros said. The cyclist died at the scene.
Crash time: between 3 p.m. and 5:59 p.m.
Closest Intersection: Clairemont Mesa Boulevard near the on-ramp to south Interstate 805
Land use: Urban
Road type: Urban Freeway or Expressway
Where on the road the collision happened: Road
Collision type: Rear-end
Vehicle type: Light Trucks (SUVs, pickups)
If truck: Unknown
At crash time driver was:
At crash time cyclist was:
SourcesSource: News Report
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