Police investigate fatal crash near Highway 101 ramp in Petaluma


PETALUMA (KRON) — Police in Petaluma are investigating a deadly crash involving a bicyclist Wednesday afternoon near Lakeville Street and Highway 101.

The crash occurred at 12:19 p.m., police said.

The male bicyclist was hit on the 1000 block of Lakeville Street, according to police, and officers found him deceased at the scene.

Police believe, based on initial evidence, that a semi-truck hit the victim.

Both the victim and truck were driving eastbound on the road toward Highway 101, police said.

Police do not believe alcohol was a factor in the crash and the cause is still under investigation.

If you witnessed the crash or have any information on what happened, call the Petaluma Police Department at 707-778-4372.

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