Man on Bicycle Dies After Collision with Truck in Inglewood

INGLEWOOD (CNS) - A bicyclist was fatally struck by a truck today in Inglewood.

The collision occurred about 7:30 a.m. in the area of Manchester Boulevard and Hindry Avenue, according to Inglewood Police Department Lt. Scott Collins.

``Preliminary investigation indicates that a stakebed-style truck was traveling northbound on Hindry Avenue and made a right turn to eastbound Manchester Boulevard, striking a male Hispanic adult who was riding a bicycle,'' Collins said. ``The bicyclist was pronounced deceased at the scene.''

The man's name was not immediately released.

Police traffic investigators talked to the driver, according to Collins, who said an investigation was ongoing.

``At this time, it is unknown if alcohol and/or drugs were a factor in the collision and the cause... has yet to be determined,'' he said.

Anyone with information about the collision was urged to call Traffic Investigator Ryan Green at 310-412-5134.

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