SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – A teenager riding a bicycle on his way to school was killed in a collision with a vehicle Monday morning in San Jose, a police spokesman said.
The bicyclist was a 16-year-old sophomore at Silver Creek High School.
The collision was reported at 7:36 a.m. in the area of East Capitol Expressway and Silver Creek Road – near Silver Creek High School, San Jose police Officer Albert Morales said.
Police Sgt. Jason Dwyer said the teen, who was not wearing a helmet, was riding east on East Capitol Expressway in a crosswalk when he was struck by a white pickup truck traveling north on Silver Creek.
Emergency responders performed CPR on the teen at the scene, then transported him to a hospital, where he died at 8:10 a.m., police said..
The cause of the collision remainedunder investigation. The driver remained at the scene and, according to police, was cooperating with the investigation.