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