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Cyclist killed crossing freeway on-ramp

Bicycle AccidentSAN DIEGO — A vehicle hit and killed a bicyclist on a Kearny Mesa freeway on-ramp Thursday.

The fatal accident on the on-ramp from eastbound Clairemont Mesa Boulevard to Interstate 805 was reported shortly before 6 p.m., according to San Diego police.

The bicyclist died at the scene. There was no immediate evidence that intoxication played a role in the collision, San Diego Police Department Officer Dino Delimitros said.

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6 Comments to “Cyclist killed crossing freeway on-ramp”

    David said:
    January 4, 2013 at 12:18 PM

    When cars and bicycle collide, the bicycle always loses. Regretably, but laws of phsics rule.

    steven greenwald said:
    January 5, 2013 at 10:52 AM

    we need desperately designated bike lanes in the city/county

    Opus the Poet said:
    January 5, 2013 at 1:31 PM

    This wreck was a failure of infrastructure designed to move motor vehicles as quickly as possible at the cost of any other modes. It's not even safe to catch a bus.

    Mom said:
    January 6, 2013 at 9:26 PM

    That is just sad. My prayers for there family. This is why even in a nice neighborhood I won't ride by bike with the kids here. I save it for the park. :(

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