Sacto 9-1-1
October 30, 2012
Bike rider dies after falling in Watt traffic lane

A bicyclist died after being hit by a vehicle early this morning when he fell from his bicycle in a traffic lane.

The CHP received a call at 12:47 a.m. today that a male bike rider had been hit by a vehicle on northbound Watt Avenue between Owens Way and Plymouth Drive in North Highlands, said officer Rich Wetzel.

The male rider struck the raised center divider between lanes and fell. A vehicle then hit the bicyclist, killing him.

He died at the scene. The bicyclist's name was not immediately available.

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