CHP probes bicycle fatality on northwest shore of Lake Tahoe

TAHOE CITY, Calif. (AP) — The California Highway Patrol is investigating the death of a bicyclist who was hit by a vehicle on the northwest shore of Lake Tahoe.

The Sierra Sun reports the bicyclist was struck at about 7:40 a.m. Tuesday on Route 28 at Old Mill Road in Dollar Point about 2 miles (3 kilometers) north of Tahoe City, California.

Investigators say the driver reported they didn’t see the bicycle because the sun was in their eyes.

The patrol says the accident caused significant delays during the morning commute before all the roads were reopened at about 9:15 a.m.

No names have been released.

The accident remains under investigation.


Information from: Sierra Sun.

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