CERES, California (Feb. 3, 2014) — A bicyclist was killed Monday night when they were struck by the driver of a black GMC Acadia SUV on Fulkerth Road at Crows Landing Road near Modesto, according to a dispatch by the California Highway Patrol.
The fatal bicycle accident took place at 6:11 p.m.. Police called for American Medical Response and fire fighters to respond, but the cyclist died at the scene of the crash.
Police called for E Towing to respond to the crash to pick up the damaged SUV, but no details about how the crash took place were provided.
“Motorists need to be especially mindful and keep a watch out for bicyclists on our roadways,” said Attorney West Seegmiller. “Too many bicyclists are becoming victims of traffic accidents in California making it one of the most dangerous ways to travel.”