Bicyclist killed by car in Mission identified


A 66-year-old bicyclist fatally struck by a car in San Francisco’s Mission District Monday afternoon has been identified, according to the medical examiner’s office.

San Francisco resident Charles Vinson was struck by a car at the intersection of 14th and Folsom streets, according to San Francisco fire spokeswoman Jen Balestrieri. Balestrieri said a 911 call came in reporting the collision at about 12:36 p.m. She said CPR was performed on the bicyclist as he was transported to the hospital at 12:46 p.m.

San Francisco police spokeswoman Officer Grace Gatpandan said the bicyclist was bleeding when emergency crews arrived and that the driver of the four-door sedan involved in the collision remained at the scene. The cause of the collision remains under investigation.

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