SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A bicyclist died Friday evening after being struck by an SUV on Folsom Boulevard.
Sacramento police responded to the 8600 block of Folsom Boulevard just before 8 p.m. following reports of a crash, which involved a Chevrolet Suburban and a bicycle.READ MORE: Helicopter Carrying Multiple People Crashes Near Colusa, FAA Says
Officers found the bicyclist, identified as 44-year-old Carlos Stewart, in the roadway with major injuries. Stewart was declared dead at the scene.
Investigators found through witness reports and evidence at the scene that the SUV was traveling eastbound on Folsom Boulevard and struck Stewart who was in the roadway. Police said the driver of the SUV then swerved off the road and lost control before coming to a stop against a tree.READ MORE: 45 Structures Now Destroyed As Dixie Fire Grows To 244,888 Acres
All occupants of the SUV walked away uninjured and remained on the scene to cooperate with authorities.
Police said there are no crosswalks in the area of the crash and that speed did not appear to be a factor. Officers said the driver did not appear to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol.MORE NEWS: Hefty Fees Part Of New Parking Experiment At Lake Tahoe Beach