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.READ MORE: UPDATE: Investigation Underway Into Fatal Freeway Shooting On I-580 In Oakland
Witness statements indicated there were no vehicles around at the time of the crash and the bicycle was the only one involved, DeSmidt said.READ MORE: COVID: Bay Area Health Officials, Schools Prepare To Vaccinate Kids 5-11 As Authorization Looms
“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.MORE NEWS: COVID: Muni To Suspend 'Short' Line Service Citing Vaccine Mandate Staffing Issues
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