Bicyclist suffers severe head injuries after fall

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SAN DIEGO — A 60-year-old bicyclist fell in Mira Mesa Saturday and sustained a broken skull and other life-threatening head injuries.

The rider was headed south on Montongo Street near New Salem Street shortly before 1 p.m. when he lost control, fell and struck his head on the ground, San Diego Police Officer Ray Battrick said. He was not wearing a

He was taken to a hospital to be treated for a skull fracture and other head injuries, Battrick said.