Eric Ringdahl, 45, of Carlsbad was killed Sunday morning when his bicycle was struck by a car in the 7400 block of El Camino Real, according to a press release issued by the San Diego Medical Examiner.

About 7:40 a.m., Ringdahl and another bicycle rider were traveling northbound in the bike lane on El Camino Real near La Costa when the driver who was also headed north struck him, Fox 5 San Diego reported. Carlsbad Fire Department paramedics were called to the scene of the Carlsbad bicycle accident and found Ringdahl had suffered a critical head injury, the coroner reported. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

Ringdahl is survived by his wife and children.

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