Bicycle Rider Killed in Collision With SUV on Blackstone Is Identified
The 73-year-old bicycle rider killed early Tuesday morning after getting struck by an SUV was Frank Romero, the Fresno County Sheriff-Coroner’s Office said Wednesday afternoon.
Officers arriving at the scene around 5:30 a.m. found the Fresno resident with serious injuries. He died a short time later at a hospital.
Cyclist in the Crosswalk
Romero was riding south on Blackstone Avenue and was in the crosswalk when an SUV going east on Herndon Avenue struck him, a police spokeswoman said.
Police said that the driver of the vehicle involved in the fatal collision stayed on the scene and cooperated with officers.