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Bicyclist crashes into car, dies in Chula Vista

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CHULA VISTA (CNS) - A bicyclist made a sharp turn into a car's path and was killed on a Chula Vista roadway, police announced Saturday.

No name was immediately released.

The bicyclist and the vehicle were both traveling south on Hilltop Drive, near Telegraph Canyon Road, at about 3:05 p.m. Friday when the fatal crash occurred, Chula Vista police Capt. Lon Turner said.

Witnesses said the bicyclist was traveling on the right edge of the roadway when the rider made a sudden, sharp left turn in front of the vehicle, which was on the far right side of Hilltop Drive, Turner said. The driver of the vehicle attempted to avoid the crash but could not.

Responding medical personnel said the bicyclist was dead at the scene, Turner said. Police did not release the name of the bicyclist or driver.

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