54-Year-Old Male Bicyclist Fatally Struck on Plaza Circle

SALINAS, CA (March 22, 2022) – Early Thursday night, a man was pronounced dead after a bicycle accident on South Main Street.

According to the police, the crash occurred at South Main Street and Plaza Circle around 6:00 p.m.

Investigators say that the bicyclist was riding his bike north on the southbound side of the road. There, a Ford F-250 pickup was making a left turn from Plaza Circle onto southbound Main Street, and hit the bicyclist in the process.

Authorities immediately located the severely injured man and transported him to a local hospital for further treatment. However, the bicyclist later succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.

Meanwhile, the involved driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. At this time, the identity of the deceased person remains unavailable.

Salina officials continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash.

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