Bicyclist Fatally Struck in Big-Rig Collision on DeWolf Avenue

FRESNO, CA (July 15, 2022) – Early Monday morning, a bicycle collision on Jensen Avenue claimed the life of 33-year-old Alfonso Chavez.

The crash happened on July 11th, around 3:40 a.m., along Jensen and DeWolf Avenue.

According to reports, Chavez was riding his bike along the road when, for reasons unknown, he veered left into the path of a semi-truck. The truck driver did not see Chavez, and struck his bike.

The force of the impact ejected Chavez from his bike onto the pavement. He was not wearing a helmet at the time. Emergency crews arrived and administered first aid but later pronounced Chavez dead at the scene.

The driver of the semi-truck stayed and cooperated with police. Although, authorities have not yet released their identity.

At this time, it is unknown whether speed, drugs, or alcohol played a role in the deadly bicycle crash. However, an active investigation is still underway.


The team at Sweet James sends their sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Alfonso Chavez. Their thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.


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