CARMICHAEL, Calif. (KTXL) — A 19-year-old died Thursday in Carmichael after crashing his bike into a tree, the California Highway Patrol said.
Around 8 p.m., investigators say the teen was riding a bike north on Manzanita Avenue near Muldrow Road.
Witnesses said the teen held onto the back of a pickup truck and reached approximately 40 mph, according to the CHP. The teen then went off the right side of the road and crashed into a tree.
He was pronounced dead at the scene, CHP said.
The crash remains under investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer A.J. McTaggart at 916-348-2300.