Bicyclist hit, killed by car in Edna Valley
July 15, 2016
A driver struck and killed a bicyclist who was riding on Highway 227 in Edna Valley Thursday evening. The victim was a 58-year-old San Luis Obispo woman. [KSBY]
At around 6:45 p.m., a 53-year-old Oceano woman was traveling northbound on Highway 227 when she drifted onto the right shoulder, where the bicyclist was riding.
After the driver struck the bicyclist, the victim landed in a ditch and suffered several broken bones and other injuries. Doctors at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center pronounced the woman dead less than an hour later.
It is unclear what caused the driver to drift onto the shoulder of the road. Investigators do not believe the driver was intoxicated at the time of the collision.