MORENO VALLEY (CBS) — A 74-year-old Moreno Valley bicyclist suffered fatal injuries Sunday morning when a truck hit him, the sheriff's department said.
Vernon Slade was killed in the collision reported at 3:27 a.m. in the 13100 block of Heacock Street, just north of Atwood Avenue, in Moreno Valley, sheriff's Sgt. Jacqueline Horton said.
Slade was struck by a Dodge Ram truck that was traveling northbound on Heacock Street, Horton said.
He was taken to Riverside County Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 3:56 a.m., according to the coroner's office.
The driver of the truck was cooperative and did not sustain any injuries, Horton said.
(©2011 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)
for more features.