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.