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Modesto Fatal Bicycle Accident on River Road Near Ryder Way

Modesto Fatal Bicycle Accident on River Road Near Ryder Way

Bicycle Rider Killed in Modesto Crash on River Road Near Ryder Way

MODESTO, CA (August 2, 2021) – A bicycle rider was killed after a crash on River Road near Ryder Way in Modesto.

According to an article published by the Central Valley TV, the tragic accident occurred on Monday evening. Officers reported the collision shortly before 7:15 p.m.

The incident happened when a male bicycle rider was traveling westbound in the 800 block of River Road in Modesto. For an unknown reason, a vehicle struck him.

Bicyclist Hit by Car

The California Highway Patrol said the driver hit the victim, just east of Ryder Way. Firefighters along with the paramedics arrived and then found the cyclist left lying on the ground as a result of the accident.

Medical personnel soon pronounced him dead at the scene. His name remains unreleased pending notification of next of kin.

Meanwhile, CHP located a woman in a white sedan and determined that she was under the influence at the time. They soon arrested her for DUI.

Officers forced a portion of River Road to shut down for hours following the bicycle collision. The fatal Modesto crash is still under investigation.

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