80-Year-Old Man Killed in Bicycle Accident on Cathedral Oaks Road

GOLETA, CA (June 6, 2022) – A bicycle crash on Cathedral Oaks Road claimed the life of 80-year-old William Poehler, Tuesday morning.

The incident happened around 10:50 a.m., in the 6200 block of Cathedral Oaks Road. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after.

Officers located one unconscious male bicyclist down on the road. When officers arrived, they rushed the man to the nearby hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Authorities later identified the deceased victim as William Poehler. However, there are no further details about other vehicles involved.

At this time, Goleta police continue to investigate the bicycle crash and will release updates once they become available.

The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of William Poehler during this devastating time.

The sudden loss of a loved one after a bicycle accident is an extremely difficult time for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they are here to provide you with unmatched legal representation during this trying time. Rest assured, you have an enthusiastic attorney on your side. They will fight to hold the responsible party accountable and help you receive compensation to pay for the high costs of the medical, funeral, and legal expenses. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435. Need help after hours? Reach out to them by online chat, email, or text message. Moreover, if you are a family member of any of the victims involved in this accident, click here to request a police report.

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