SAN DIEGO – A man riding a bicycle without a light died Wednesday night after he was struck by a car at the intersection of Black Mountain and Kearny Villa Road roads in Mira Mesa, San Diego police said.
Witnesses told officers the cyclist, who appeared to be in his 30s, ran a red light in front of oncoming traffic about 10:15 p.m., San Diego police Sgt. Jeff Fellows said.
A 52-year-old driver in a 1991 Mercedes entered the intersection on a green light and the two collided, Fellows said.
There were conflicting reports on which direction they were traveling.
An officer began CPR on the man before he was taken to a hospital, where he died about half an hour later.
No one in the Mercedes was hurt. Fellows said the driver and family members were returning to their home in San Diego after an event.
The bicyclist's identity has not yet been released because his family has yet to be informed of his death, an investigator with the Medical Examiner's office said.