Bicyclist Dies After Being Hit by Two Vehicles in Turlock

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TURLOCK --

Crime scene tape is all that's left behind after a bicyclist, not far from his home, was struck by two vehicles and killed.

The victim is 50-year-old Benjamin Camarillo of Turlock.

CHP says a pickup truck going the speed limit at about 55 mph, in the opposite direction of Camarillo, struck him head-on shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday, but immediately stopped after the collision, to help.

About a minute later the cyclist was hit again.

"A red Honda that was traveling, ran over the subject a second time. The driver of that vehicle didn't stop," CHP Officer Chuck Leon said.

CHP is now looking for the driver of that red colored Honda Accord, who took off after hitting Camarillo from behind.

The driver was last seen heading  west on East Avenue toward downtown Turlock.

"With the amount of damage to the vehicle and parts that were left at the scene, he's gonna know that he hit something," Leon said.

Police were asked if there was anyway to determine if Camarillo was sill alive when he was struck by the hit-and-run driver.

"Possibly the coroner could determine which impact killed the driver," Leon said.

An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.

Toxicology tests will take a few weeks to determine if drugs or alcohol contributed to the fatal crash. Leon says the truck driver was sober.

For now, there are no charges against the driver who stopped. However, that's not the case for the driver who took off.

"At this point, it is hit-and-run, which with injuries, is in this case, it is a felony," Leon added.