SAN DIEGO, CA – The rider of an electric bicycle was fatally struck by a driver in Clairemont yesterday after reportedly failing to yield the right of way, according to FOX 5 San Diego.
The crash happened at Chickasaw Court and Genesee Avenue just after 5:30 p.m., when the operator of an electric bicycle is said to have suddenly switched lanes. He was then struck by a driver.
The bicyclist was taken to the hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.
The driver remained at the scene.
The accident remains under investigation.
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