Fresno Police Officer Killed in Bicycle Crash near Shaver Lake

FRESNO, CA (August 8, 2022) – Saturday morning, 59-year-old Officer Steve Hunt was killed in a bicycle accident on McKinley Grove Road.

Authorities responded to the scene around 10:30 a.m., near the Wishon Campground.

Officer Hunt was riding north in the right shoulder of the road while a Toyota Tundra was traveling southbound.

Suddenly, Hunt slipped and crashed into the southbound vehicle. Due to the extent of injuries sustained, the officer was pronounced dead at the scene by responding medics.

Meanwhile, officials have not released any information about the involved driver.

Both directions of the roadway were temporarily shutdown to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties, but has since been reopened. Further details leading up to the collision remain unclear, however, an active investigation is underway.

Fresno Police are asking anyone with further information about the incident to contact their local offices as soon as possible.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Officer Steve Hunt. May you find strength and comfort in the difficult days ahead.

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