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Fatal Traffic Collision Involving Bicyclist

On Monday, November 23, 2020, at approximately 5:43 PM, Fullerton Police Officers responded to the area of Bastanchury Road and Lancer Way regarding a traffic collision involving a motor vehicle and a bicyclist. 

Upon arrival, Officers located a 33 year-old male bicyclist with severe injuries. Fullerton Police Officers along with Fullerton Fire Department personnel on-scene immediately began life-saving measures. The male bicyclist was transported to a local trauma center where he was, unfortunately, pronounced deceased. The identity of the deceased will be released by the Orange County Coroner’s Office. The driver of the involved motor vehicle, a white Mercedes sedan, remained on-scene and is cooperating with investigators.

Initial investigations showed the driver of the Mercedes was southbound Bastanchury Road when it collided with the bicyclist. At this time, investigators do not believe drugs and/or alcohol was a factor in the collision.

This is an on-going investigation and the exact cause of the collision is still under investigation. Anyone with information about this collision is encouraged to contact Accident Investigator H. Barclay at (714) 738-6815. Those wishing to provide information anonymously can call the Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1(855) TIP-OCCS or can visit their website at www.occrimestoppers.org .

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