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Bicyclist Struck and Killed on Valley Boulevard in Pomona

The man who hit the bicyclist was interviewed, but not arrested, according to authorities.

A cyclist was struck by a car and killed in Pomona early this morning, authorities said.

The man, who was in his 40s, was fatally injured at Valley Boulevard and
Lyndale Avenue just after midnight, said coroner's Lt. Joe Bale. Authorities
withheld his name, pending family notification.

The motorist, 25-year-old Beaumont man, was not injured, the Pomona Police Department reported. He was interviewed by police and was not arrested.

According to the preliminary investigation, the bicyclist was heading east, riding across the westbound lanes of Valley Boulevard, when he was hit by the westbound vehicle, police said.

The white Mercedes sustained front-end and windshield damage, according to a report from the scene. The accident initially was thought to have been a hit-and-run.

Possible witnesses were urged to call  the police traffic office at
(909) 620-2081.

Saul Goodman April 08, 2013 at 07:02 PM
"The motorist, 25-year-old Beaumont man, was not injured, the Pomona Police Department reported." Chalk another one up for Captain Obvious.
Yvonne April 10, 2013 at 03:43 PM
I guess if the driver had some type of medical condition that contributed to the accident (diabetic coma) he could have had some injury at the scene. But yeah police reports have details we may see as obvious.
Concerned Parent May 02, 2013 at 12:39 AM
Cal Poly Pomona University have an extremely dangerous part of the road, where bicyclists are killed every year. Cal Poly officials and security do nothing to prevent. A student was killed just a couple of months ago.

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