Source: A 61 year old bicyclist died in a traffic accident. It happened by Foster Park just before 9a.m. The Ventura County Medical Examiner says Phillip Vivian of Ojai died at the scene. CHP investigators are trying to find out what caused Vivian to collide with a utility truck. The cyclist was heading west on Santa Ana Road that dead ends into Casitas Vista Road where the truck driver was heading North. There is a stop sign at the corner and there are share the road signs in the area just west of Highway 33. Officers talked to the truck driver and then let him go. They called this , " a right of way, " investigation. An autopsy will be performed tomorrow.
Crash time: between 6 a.m. and 8:59 a.m.
Closest Intersection: Casitas Vista Rd.
Land use: Rural
Road type: Rural Arterial
Where on the road the collision happened: Intersection
Collision type: Cyclist side/Car front end hit
Vehicle type: Large Trucks
If truck: Municipal Truck (garbage truck, street sweepers, snow plows)
At crash time driver was: Don't Know
SourcesSource: News Report
Link if Website: http://www.keyt.com/news/local/ventura-county/Ojai-Cyclist-Killed-176045691.html
Legal StatusLegal status: No charges filed
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