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Bicyclist killed in Rancho Santa Fe hit-and-run

A bicyclist was fatally struck by a hit-and-run motorist in Rancho Santa Fe early today, authorities said.

RANCHO SANTA FE (CNS) - An 18-year-old Escondido man on a bicycle was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver in Rancho Santa Fe early Friday, authorities said.

The fatality in the 16900 block of Via De La Valle was reported just after 2 a.m., San Diego County sheriff's Lt. Karen Stubkjaer said.

The cyclist died at the scene, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office, which identified the man as Angel Bojorquez.

Bojorquez lived with family in Escondido and worked at an Albertsons grocery store in Del Mar, the ME reported.

The California Highway Patrol was investigating.