Bicyclist killed on Highway 99 early Saturday morning

A bicyclist was struck and killed early Saturday morning on southbound 99 near Mack Road according to the CHP.

On December 17, 2022, at approximately 5:05 am, Sacramento Communication Center dispatched CHP South Sacramento Area of a vehicle that collided with debris on southbound SR-99 north of Bruceville Rd on-ramp. Preliminary investigation indicated a Mazda traveling southbound on SR-99 north of Mack Rd in the #4 lane at 65 miles per hour, struck an unknown object causing moderate damage to the front end and driver side of the vehicle. The driver pulled over to the shoulder and contacted 911.

Fire responded on the scene and determined the object to be a bicyclist who succumbed to his injuries and came to rest in the center median of southbound SR-99 north of Mack Rd. The driver of the Mazda remained on the scene and cooperated with the investigation and alcohol/drugs have been ruled out. 

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