44-Year-Old Bicyclist Fatally Struck by Vehicle near Cherry Street

SHAFTER, CA (September 22, 2022) – Early Monday morning, a bicycle accident on Highway 43 claimed the life of Francisco Saldivar.

The fatal collision happened around 2:05 a.m., just north of Cherry Street. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after receiving multiple dispatch calls in the area.

According to reports, the driver of a vehicle struck the bicyclist for reasons currently under investigation.

Due to the extent of injuries sustained, responding officials declared 44-year-old Saldivar dead at the scene.

At this time, an active investigation to determine further details is still currently underway. Once available, more information will be released.

Sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Francisco Saldivar. Thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.

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