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SUV Driver Hits, Kills Bicyclist in South Sacramento, CHP Says

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SOUTH SACRAMENTO-

A bicyclist is dead after being hit by an SUV on Tuesday afternoon near the intersection of Center and C parkways in South Sacramento, according to officials with the California Highway Patrol.

CHP officials said that an SUV was going too fast when the driver somehow struck a cyclist riding in the bike lane . The vehicle then swerved, hitting two trees and plowing into the front yard of a home in the area.

The bicyclist, described as a Hispanic male in his 50s, died of his injuries.

The driver of the SUV was taken to the hospital for minor injuries.

Investigators are still looking into the cause of the collision.