BELMONT (KCBS) — A bicyclist died in a crash in Belmont Monday, according to police.

The rider was headed east on Ralston Avenue toward Alameda de las Pulgas around 12:20 p.m. when he lost control of the bike and struck the center divider, according to Belmont police Chief Dan DeSmidt.

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Witness statements indicated there were no vehicles around at the time of the crash and the bicycle was the only one involved, DeSmidt said.

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“We had some passing citizens that stopped and administered CPR, but it was unsuccessful,” DeSmidt said. “He died at the scene.”

The victim was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. He has not yet been identified and the San Mateo County coroner was still on the scene removing the body as of around 3 p.m., according to DeSmidt.

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