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Cyclist dies in head-on collision with SUV


A man riding a bicycle was struck and killed by an SUV on Wednesday afternoon in a head-on collision in unincorporated Contra Costa County, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The CHP said the collision was first reported at 4:30 p.m. on Mount Diablo Scene Boulevard near Diablo Ranch Drive near the census-designated place of Diablo on a narrow, winding road. The man was transported via ambulance to the Athenian School, where he was then airlifted to a hospital and died later Wednesday night, the CHP said. The victim was wearing a helmet.

The driver of the vehicle, a Chevrolet, is cooperating with the investigation.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the CHP’s Contra Costa office at (925) 646-4980.

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